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Housing

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

High rents are causing relative poverty.
What's The Optimum People-To-Rent Ratio?

What's The Optimum People-To-Rent Ratio?

Is warehouse living really as cheap as it's cracked up to be?
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 cheapest borough?
Guess How Much Sherlock's Baker Street Flat Would Cost?

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

Fictional properties, valued.
London Room Rents Are Falling... By 1%

London Room Rents Are Falling... By 1%

"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?"
London's Mock Tudor Social Housing Estate

London's Mock Tudor Social Housing Estate

Not all social housing is an attempt to build over sites destroyed by the Blitz
In Pictures: Expensive London

In Pictures: Expensive London

Millionaire mansions, £6 pints, and everything in between.
Why Are All These New Developments Called The Residence?

Why Are All These New Developments Called The Residence?

You know when you keep saying a word until it stops meaning anything...
What's It Like To Be Homeless In London?

What's It Like To Be Homeless In London?

The harsh life out on the streets.
Londonist Out Loud: On The Cranbrook Estate

Londonist Out Loud: On The Cranbrook Estate

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

If you still lie in Greenwich, well done
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.
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

Is it reducing number of homes available for rent?
In Pictures: 6 Of London's Most Beautiful High Rises

In Pictures: 6 Of London's Most Beautiful 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.
Volunteer In London For Christmas 2016

Volunteer In London For Christmas 2016

Help your fellow Londoners.
Make someone's Christmas by volunteering in London

Make someone's Christmas by volunteering in London

Help your fellow Londoners.
Updated: How Much Does It Cost To Buy Outside London?

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

Is it worth moving out of London?
The Mayor announces a London Living Rent.

The Mayor announces a London Living Rent.

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

Londoners 'Leaving City To Find Cheaper Rents'

South east England sees 15% rise.
Marylebone's Windsor Castle Pub Will Close To Make Way For Luxury Flats

Marylebone's Windsor Castle Pub Will Close To Make Way For Luxury Flats

Royalist boozer closed for redevelopment.
How To Live Rent Free in London (Really!)

How To Live Rent Free in London (Really!)

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

Ain't nothing going on but the...
How many Bill Gateses would it take to buy every house in London?

How many Bill Gateses would it take to buy every house in London?

Answer: the same as the national debt.
Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Spanner in the works for City Hall.
London's Gentrification Is A Good Thing: Here's Why

London's Gentrification Is A Good Thing: Here's Why

Notting Hill did not always look like a Richard Curtis film.
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 Explain What Could Happen To London's Housing Market

Experts Explain What Could Happen To London's Housing Market

We consult our crystal ball.
Are These The Best Architectural Projects Of The Past Year?

Are These The Best Architectural Projects Of The Past Year?

RIBA thinks so.
How Can We Build New Houses While Keeping Streets Liveable?

How Can We Build New Houses While Keeping Streets Liveable?

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?

Yikes.
Khan Needs To Make Tough Decisions On Housing

Khan Needs To Make Tough Decisions On Housing

Can he really fulfil his promises?
Room Rent Costs Rising Faster Outside Of London Than In It

Room Rent Costs Rising Faster Outside Of London Than In It

People being pushed further out of the capital.
Prize Will Decide On London's Best New Architecture

Prize Will Decide On London's Best New Architecture

136 projects up for award.
Does Anyone Know What A Luxury Flat Is?

Does Anyone Know What A Luxury Flat Is?

We ask the people selling them.
The Cheapest And Most Expensive Places To Rent In London: Mapped

The Cheapest And Most Expensive Places To Rent In London: Mapped

How much does it cost to rent in your borough?
This Is What The New Thamesmead Will Look Like

This Is What The New Thamesmead Will Look Like

£1bn plans revealed.
The London Prefab At 70

The London Prefab At 70

Exhibition celebrates hardy homes.
Want Your Bedroom To Look Like This? One Londoner Will Get The Chance

Want Your Bedroom To Look Like This? One Londoner Will Get The Chance

Dottiest marketing stunt we've seen in a while.
Work Begins To Redevelop The South Bank's Shell Centre

Work Begins To Redevelop The South Bank's Shell Centre

New homes, offices, cafes, square.
4-Star European Hotels Are Cheaper Than Renting In London

4-Star European Hotels Are Cheaper Than Renting In London

Get your bed made every night.
London Renters Shame Landlords On Social Media

London Renters Shame Landlords On Social Media

Fury over 'rip-off' costs.
What Would You Do To Save Your Flat From Property Developers?

What Would You Do To Save Your Flat From Property Developers?

New film Hot Property is is an anarchic satire for generation rent.
60% Of London Renters Face Rats, Mould And Leaks

60% Of London Renters Face Rats, Mould And Leaks

Survey reveals shocking state of private rented homes.
Tenants Charged Up To £780 In Fees To Move Home

Tenants Charged Up To £780 In Fees To Move Home

Ouch.
Curvy Tower Block Approved For Paddington

Curvy Tower Block Approved For Paddington

'Could open floodgates', fears campaign group.
Which Mayoral Candidate Can Solve London's Housing Crisis?

Which Mayoral Candidate Can Solve London's Housing Crisis?

Because let's face it, lots of us are screwed.
First Time Buyers 'Will Need A Salary Of £106k To Buy A House In London'

First Time Buyers 'Will Need A Salary Of £106k To Buy A House In London'

Figures show worst boroughs for wage vs house price growth.
The Boomerang, London's Newest Oddly Named Skyscraper, Rising High

The Boomerang, London's Newest Oddly Named Skyscraper, Rising High

Blackfriars landmark is taking shape.
If You Rent In London, You Should Watch This Election Hustings Video

If You Rent In London, You Should Watch This Election Hustings Video

Watch candidates debate rent control and more.