8,000: Empty properties in Wales that could be refurbished to meet the demand for affordable housing, according to the Welsh Assembly Government.
3,700: Number of homes in the latest proposals to redevelop Battersea Power Station in south-west London. Treasury Holdings UK's £5.5 million plans for the 16ha site include offices, shops and restaurants.
2,000: Proposed number of homes for the Thames Gateway eco-quarter announced in a DCLG consultation due to finish in January. The Homes and Communities Agency will then launch a competition for bids.
119m: Height of the Bayscape tower in Cardiff, Wales. The city council has approved proposals for a 30-storey building that will make it the tallest in Wales.
5.6%: Drop in UK house prices for August compared with the same month in 2008. House prices were, however, 0.5 per cent higher than in July.