How the athlete’s village will be converted into England’s last large-scale social housing development, the Olympic housing legacy in the past 20 years, and how social landlords must keep repair services on track.
By April 2014 the Olympic village will have converted from athletes’ dormitory to a brand new community. Gavriel Hollander finds out how England’s last large-scale social housing development is being whipped into shape
By looking at the effect the Olympics has had on previous host cities and their housing markets, London can learn some valuable lessons. Chloë Stothart reports
It’s not just athletes who will face hurdles during the Olympic games, social landlords must keep repairs services on track in challenging circumstances. Alex Turner finds out how they’ve trained for the event