Homes could get payouts for garden city builds - Clegg
3 August 2014 Last updated at 10:19 BST
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has suggested homeowners could be compensated if the value of their house falls when new garden cities are built.
The government has proposed three new developments of around 1500 homes to ease the housing shortage.
Tom Heap looks back on the first garden cities of Letchworth and Welwyn Garden.