If this amount were reinvested into new affordable housing it could fund the construction of up to 2200 new dwellings".

Vulnerable renters will benefit from a greater supply of affordable properties, owned and run by non-profit institutions more committed to providing secure tenure. The new body will have to provide a pipeline of projects of sufficient size to attract ongoing investors.

This rightly involves a good deal of scrutiny when things go wrong.

But it also involves delivering due attention when things go right. On Friday, Morrison announced his finest policy achievement to date as Treasurer (this says something about the candidacy of his other policy achievements, but let's stick to the good news).

The pair sit there totally nude, the silence punctuated only by Diane’s strained conversation-starters, i.e., “Oh, is your mom German?

” Then they both give up and go straight to bed, hoping for a better tomorrow.

VH1 really likes to drive home its belief that this show is a “radical dating experiment.” At every introduction, the host asks: Will people put everything — from genitals to bad tattoos to glaring personality flaws — out there for judgment?

On last night’s episode, we finally got an answer in the form of Katie, who is the living embodiment of all VH1’s radical ambitions, the show’s raison d’etre.

There will still be a "financing gap" because cheap rentals, by definition, offer lower returns than full-market rent rentals.

But amid the end-of-year political mayhem and the media circus which seems to churn and spit out policies by the hour – if not minute – it is deeply reassuring to know that the wheels of government and bureaucracy still turn – a subterranean process giving policy substance to the ephemera of modern politics.

Last night, the longtime friends went to see The Wolf of Wall Street with their gals, Jennifer Westfeldt and Naomi Scott, at the Arc Light theater in LA, but the fun didn't stop there.