Show Hide image 29 June 2012 Chart of the day: Nowhere to call home The number of houses built in Britain, as a proportion of the total stock, is at its lowest peacetime point since records began. This is just one of the ways in which the youth of Britain are being treated unfairly, according to a new report from the Intergenerational Foundation - but is the problem really that government policy is deliberately constraining supply? By Alex Hern Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter.