- Director:Paul Watson
- Cast:Peter Myers,Guy Braithwaite,David Eversley
- Time:1h 15min
|Peter Myers||-||Himself - Narrator (voice)|
|Rest of cast listed alphabetically:|
|Guy Braithwaite||-||Himself - Voluntary Social Worker|
|David Eversley||-||Himself - GLC Planner|
|Cyril Mercer||-||Himself - Southwark Housing Manager|
|John Riches||-||Himself - Tenant|
|Ken Selleck||-||Himself - Director of Social Services|
|John White||-||Himself - Senior Lettings Officer|
A year after the release of this documentary Chaucer House was demolished.
Patch-repair, aka short-life, properties are the extremely basic properties which has a limited life (these would house homeless families) to the extent that sooner or later the building would be pulled-down for redevelopment. This also means that no money would be spent on the property in the mean time, but tenants' are still expected to except the offer of moving in.