Housing

Islington Council Becomes The First Local Authority To Create An Energy Company In Over A Century

Islington Council Becomes The First Local Authority To Create An Energy Company In Over A Century

Islington address not required
Most Unaffordable Homes Are Next To Tube Stations, According To New Research

Most Unaffordable Homes Are Next To Tube Stations, According To New Research

Time to get that bike?
See Through The Lies Of Property Listings With This Hilarious Chrome Extension

See Through The Lies Of Property Listings With This Hilarious Chrome Extension

"Please, we're desperate!"
These Tenants Pay £15 Rent A Week... But Is It Worth It?

These Tenants Pay £15 Rent A Week... But Is It Worth It?

We speak to tenants who do.
Is Nova Victoria London's Ugliest Building?

Is Nova Victoria London's Ugliest Building?

Enough to make you want to have a little vom on the pavement
Imagine Living Above London

Imagine Living Above London

Imagine living here.
London Property Prices Dropped £12k In August...But Don't Expect It To Last

London Property Prices Dropped £12k In August...But Don't Expect It To Last

Though Crossrail continues to push up prices.
Take The Pain Out Of Purchasing A Property With Habito Mortgage Broker

Take The Pain Out Of Purchasing A Property With Habito Mortgage Broker

Skip the bank queues and the paperwork with this online broker.
House price cuts, ranked by London borough

House price cuts, ranked by London borough

How does your borough fare?
Rent At Rehearsal Rooms For A Great Social Life  And Your Own Veg Patch

Rent At Rehearsal Rooms For A Great Social Life And Your Own Veg Patch

Get to know your neighbours through BBQs, free coffee and a rooftop allotment.
The Green Belt: A Place Of Tension And Dogging

The Green Belt: A Place Of Tension And Dogging

It's far from the vision imagined.
In Pictures: London's Houseboats

In Pictures: London's Houseboats

Set up shop on Regent's Canal, and the park is your back garden
Check out these pictures of dreamy London apartments

Check out these pictures of dreamy London apartments

We are *so* not jealous.
What's It Like Living On A Multicoloured Street?

What's It Like Living On A Multicoloured Street?

Taste the rainbow. Or better still, live in it.
It's Finally Getting Cheaper To Rent In London

It's Finally Getting Cheaper To Rent In London

Is the bubble finally bursting?
Almost £12 Billion Worth Of London Housing Is Sitting Empty

Almost £12 Billion Worth Of London Housing Is Sitting Empty

How does your borough fare?
Fancy Living Right By The Old BBC Rehearsal Rooms?

Fancy Living Right By The Old BBC Rehearsal Rooms?

Acton is the new place to be.
Meet The Londoners Living With 500+ Other People

Meet The Londoners Living With 500+ Other People

It's not for everyone.
Housing Crisis: Would You Live In A Micro Home?

Housing Crisis: Would You Live In A Micro Home?

How much space do you really need?
Housing Crisis: Would You Buy A Microhome?

Housing Crisis: Would You Buy A Microhome?

It'll help you declutter, at least.
Are You One Of 40% Of Londoners Who Can't Afford A Decent Living Standard?

Are You One Of 40% Of Londoners Who Can't Afford A Decent Living Standard?

High rents are causing relative poverty.
Here's the optimum people-to-rent costs ration

Here's the optimum people-to-rent costs ration

The results might surprise you.
Can You Afford To Live Alone In London? A Map

Can You Afford To Live Alone In London? A Map

Which do you reckon is the priciest borough?
London News From The 1970s

London News From The 1970s

Including a royal kidnapping attempt
Guess How Much Sherlock's Baker Street Flat Would Cost?

Guess How Much Sherlock's Baker Street Flat Would Cost?

Fictional properties, valued.
Move To Edmonton Or Abbey Wood For Cheap Rent

Move To Edmonton Or Abbey Wood For Cheap Rent

"Rents in the St Paul's postcode EC4 rose by 40%. Although, come on, who actually lives there, aside from the Lord Mayor of London?"
The mock Tudor social housing estate

The mock Tudor social housing estate

Queen Victoria even visited it.
London Is Expensive

London Is Expensive

Read it and weep...
Why Are All These New Developments Called The Residence?

Why Are All These New Developments Called The Residence?

Zzzzzz.
Going Homeless For A Month... What's It Like?

Going Homeless For A Month... What's It Like?

Society is failing the homeless
Podcast: a history of council housing in London

Podcast: a history of council housing in London

Why is the Cranbrook Estate so important?
See How Much Rents Have Gone Up In Your Borough

See How Much Rents Have Gone Up In Your Borough

Ouch
Updated: How Much Does It Cost To Rent Outside London?

Updated: How Much Does It Cost To Rent Outside London?

One thing's for sure: nothing's that cheap in the south east
The most popular places to stay on Airbnb are in the areas hardest hit by housing crisis

The most popular places to stay on Airbnb are in the areas hardest hit by housing crisis

Everyone wants to come to Hackney and Tower Hamlets
Take a look at these stunning photos of London's best high rises

Take a look at these stunning photos of London's best high rises

Love them or hate them?
London Is Getting A Massive Cock-And-Balls Skyscraper

London Is Getting A Massive Cock-And-Balls Skyscraper

Penthouse gonads.
Where To Volunteer In London At Christmas

Where To Volunteer In London At Christmas

Discover the true meaning of Christmas by donating time to others.
Where To Volunteer In London At Christmas

Where To Volunteer In London At Christmas

Help your fellow Londoners.
Want To Move Out Of London? Here's What It'll Cost You

Want To Move Out Of London? Here's What It'll Cost You

We've done the maths for you
Mayor Introduces Rent Cap

Mayor Introduces Rent Cap

A rent cap on new homes.
Londoners 'Leaving City To Find Cheaper Rents'

Londoners 'Leaving City To Find Cheaper Rents'

South east England sees 15% rise.
One Of London's Most Unusual Pubs To Close

One Of London's Most Unusual Pubs To Close

Marylebone mainstay ceases trading.
A guide to rent-free living in London

A guide to rent-free living in London

All the data you need.
Cheapest And Most Expensive Places To Rent A Room Revealed

Cheapest And Most Expensive Places To Rent A Room Revealed

Report shows an increasing east/west London divide.
How Much Would It Cost To Buy Every House In London?

How Much Would It Cost To Buy Every House In London?

Loose change, really.
Is the point of this new Tory post to undermine the Mayor of London?

Is the point of this new Tory post to undermine the Mayor of London?

Tory's new post didn't exist before now.
Why Gentrification Isn't Always Bad For London

Why Gentrification Isn't Always Bad For London

*Whisper it*
Elephant And Castle To Get A Pair Of Giant Tusks

Elephant And Castle To Get A Pair Of Giant Tusks

Skipton House to be redeveloped.
Will Brexit Affect London's Rental Market?

Will Brexit Affect London's Rental Market?

We consult our crystal ball.
Wilton's Music Hall Among RIBA Architecture Prize Winners

Wilton's Music Hall Among RIBA Architecture Prize Winners

And 15 other London projects.