Housing

What's It Like Living In A Shipping Container?

What's It Like Living In A Shipping Container?

We meet the tenants living in London's latest shipping container homes.
Is This Central London's Ugliest Building?

Is This Central London's Ugliest Building?

Like an iceberg with gout.
Imagine Living Above London

Imagine Living Above London

Can you see yourself 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.
Want A Misery-Free Mortgage? Go Digital With Habito Mortgage Broker

Want A Misery-Free Mortgage? Go Digital With Habito Mortgage Broker

Skip the bank queues and the paperwork with this online broker.
One Third Of London House Prices Have Been Reduced

One Third Of London House Prices Have Been Reduced

How does your borough stack up?
Rehearsal Rooms Apartments Takes The Loneliness Out Of Renting

Rehearsal Rooms Apartments Takes The Loneliness Out Of Renting

"Whether it's firing up the terrace barbeque on a sunny weekend, settling in for a movie marathon in the communal lounge area, or bonding over fruit and veg on your own rooftop allotment, this development has done its best to combat the loneliness of
Memories Of Growing Up By London's Green Belt

Memories Of Growing Up By London's Green Belt

It's far from the vision imagined.
In Pictures: Living On London's Waterways

In Pictures: Living On London's Waterways

Would you like to live in one of these London houseboats?
In Pictures: London Property Porn

In Pictures: London Property Porn

So chic.
How London's Colourful Houses Happened

How London's Colourful Houses Happened

One of Kentish Town's "worst streets for immorality" is now its best street for Instagrammers
London Rents Are Falling For The First Time Since The Financial Crisis

London Rents Are Falling For The First Time Since The Financial Crisis

Significant rent slumps in Croydon
20,000 Homes Are Sitting Empty Across London

20,000 Homes Are Sitting Empty Across London

No wonder there's a housing crisis...
Rent In Acton For Rooftop Views Without A Hefty Pricetag

Rent In Acton For Rooftop Views Without A Hefty Pricetag

Acton is the new place to be.
Could you share a flat with 500 other people? These Londoners do

Could you share a flat with 500 other people? These Londoners do

Could you hack it?
Housing Crisis: Would You Buy A Micro Home?

Housing Crisis: Would You Buy A Micro Home?

Is this the solution to London's housing crisis?
Housing Crisis: Would You Live In A Micro Home?

Housing Crisis: Would You Live In A Micro Home?

Is this the solution to London's housing crisis?
High Rents Mean 40% Of Londoners Can't Afford A Decent Standard Of Living

High Rents Mean 40% Of Londoners Can't Afford A Decent Standard Of Living

This is why your pay doesn't stretch too far.
Is It Cheaper To Rent With More People?

Is It Cheaper To Rent With More People?

The results might surprise you.
Do you earn enough to live on your own? Click for map ->

Do you earn enough to live on your own? Click for map ->

Which do you reckon is the priciest borough?
What was in the news in London in the 1970s? Here are some of the headlines

What was in the news in London in the 1970s? Here are some of the headlines

When the Jubilee line was brand spanking new
Could You Afford To Buy The Flat From Peep Show?

Could You Afford To Buy The Flat From Peep Show?

Could you afford 221B?
Average London Room Rents Have Fallen... Marginally

Average London Room Rents Have Fallen... Marginally

Spareroom.co.uk findings.
London's Mock Tudor Social Housing Estate

London's Mock Tudor Social Housing Estate

This will leave you beaming.
London's Most Expensive Properties, Pints And More

London's Most Expensive Properties, Pints And More

Millionaire mansions, £6 pints, and everything in between.
Flagrant use of the definite article is one issue, wanton lack of imagination is another

Flagrant use of the definite article is one issue, wanton lack of imagination is another

Imagine our horror to discover that London has other The Residences
Going Homeless For A Month... What's It Like?

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

Society is failing the homeless
Londonist Out Loud: On The Cranbrook Estate

Londonist Out Loud: On The Cranbrook Estate

Taking a look of what council housing has achieved.
Where Have Rents Risen Most In London?

Where Have Rents Risen Most In London?

Borough by borough
Planning To Move Out Of London And Commute In? Read This

Planning To Move Out Of London And Commute In? Read This

Comparing Kent, Essex, Surrey and others.
Top Airbnb Locations Are In Areas Of Most Housing Need

Top Airbnb Locations Are In Areas Of Most Housing Need

It's hard enough to find a place to rent.
In Photos: London's Most Beautiful High Rises

In Photos: London's Most Beautiful High Rises

Look up for these masterpieces
Coming soon: a skyscraper shaped like a penis

Coming soon: a skyscraper shaped like a penis

What a balls-up.
Ways to help others this Christmas season.

Ways to help others this Christmas season.

Make someone's day, or even year.
Make someone's Christmas by volunteering in London

Make someone's Christmas by volunteering in London

You time is invaluable: spend it on someone who needs it.
Updated: the cheapest places to buy a house outside of London

Updated: the cheapest places to buy a house outside of London

Comparing prices in the Home Counties
The Mayor goes for rent caps.

The Mayor goes for rent caps.

Cheaper rent for some.
Londoners 'Leaving City To Find Cheaper Rents'

Londoners 'Leaving City To Find Cheaper Rents'

South east England sees 15% rise.
The kitsch but wonderful Windsor Castle pub is closing:

The kitsch but wonderful Windsor Castle pub is closing:

We're really sorry to see that the Windsor Castle pub is closing. A real one-off.
How To Make Your Spare Room Pay Your Whole Rent

How To Make Your Spare Room Pay Your Whole Rent

Beats working for a living.
London Room Rent Rises Slowing

London Room Rent Rises Slowing

Ain't nothing going on but the...
How Much Would It Cost To Buy Every House In London?

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

Answer: the same as the national debt.
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?

Profile on Gavin Barwell.
Why gentrification isn't always bad for London ->

Why gentrification isn't always bad for London ->

Centre for London discusses.
Elephant & Castle set to get more skyscrapers, a bit like tusks

Elephant & Castle set to get more skyscrapers, a bit like tusks

You can't afford it.
Experts speculate on post-Brexit housing in London ->

Experts speculate on post-Brexit housing in London ->

Less overseas investment? More overseas investment?
In Pictures: London's RIBA Prize-Winning Architecture 2016

In Pictures: London's RIBA Prize-Winning Architecture 2016

RIBA thinks so.
What Makes For A Good London Street?

What Makes For A Good London Street?

Walk through a model road.
Young Londoners Spend HOW MUCH Of Their Income On Rent?

Young Londoners Spend HOW MUCH Of Their Income On Rent?

Something needs to be done, says Green Party.
Khan Needs To Make Tough Decisions On Housing

Khan Needs To Make Tough Decisions On Housing

Can he really fulfil his promises?