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Housing

One of London's most unusual pubs is closing for luxury flats:

One of London's most unusual pubs is closing for luxury flats:

We're really sorry to see that the Windsor Castle pub is closing. A real one-off.
The Best And Worst Places To Airbnb in London

The Best And Worst Places To Airbnb in London

Here's all the details you need.
The cheapest places to rent a room in London right now:

The cheapest places to rent a room in London right now:

We've got all the numbers you need.
How Much Would It Cost To Buy Every House In London?

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

You'd need 28 Bill Gateses.
Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Tory's new post didn't exist before now.
Why coffee drinking hipsters are good for London ->

Why coffee drinking hipsters are good for London ->

*Whisper it*
400 New Homes For Elephant, None Of Them Affordable

400 New Homes For Elephant, None Of Them Affordable

Plans include a new auditorium and shops.
What does Brexit mean for London housing? Maybe this ->

What does Brexit mean for London housing? Maybe this ->

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.
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?
Room Rent Costs Rising Faster In Commuter Towns Than In London Itself

Room Rent Costs Rising Faster In Commuter Towns Than In London Itself

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

From bridges to libraries to cinemas.
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.
Earn Too Much For Council Housing? Camden Is Here To Help

Earn Too Much For Council Housing? Camden Is Here To Help

New housing company for intermediate rents.
Shocking New Tube Map Redefines Zones By Affordability

Shocking New Tube Map Redefines Zones By Affordability

Shelter highlights just how unaffordable the city is.
Why I'm Not Buying My Council Flat, But Giving It Back

Why I'm Not Buying My Council Flat, But Giving It Back

Scottee isn't taking up the right to buy scheme.
New Report Says Renters Are Most Affected By Housing Crisis

New Report Says Renters Are Most Affected By Housing Crisis

Housing is driving inequality in London.
How London Can Build Faster And Better

How London Can Build Faster And Better

New report from Centre for London has some ideas.
What Good Is The Green Belt? Asks The Building Centre: Review

What Good Is The Green Belt? Asks The Building Centre: Review

Is it really just a load of golf courses?
Excruciating Luxury London Accommodation Sales Speak

Excruciating Luxury London Accommodation Sales Speak

"Superfluous in design" and other gems.
Housing Is Now The Big Issue For London's Small Businesses

Housing Is Now The Big Issue For London's Small Businesses

High rents are driving out staff.
Haringey Council Sets Up Its Own Lettings Agency

Haringey Council Sets Up Its Own Lettings Agency

Promises an end to rip-off fees.
Caroline Pidgeon Launches Policies To Help Private Renters

Caroline Pidgeon Launches Policies To Help Private Renters

Mayoral candidate wants to register landlords and scrap fees.
Rent In London? Here's Your Chance To Grill Mayoral Candidates

Rent In London? Here's Your Chance To Grill Mayoral Candidates

Housing hustings on 29 March.
Let's Build Pop-Up Housing

Let's Build Pop-Up Housing

A way to get genuinely low cost homes built, and quickly.
Hackney Homeless Get Their Own Currency

Hackney Homeless Get Their Own Currency

New note designed by street artist Stik.
London Is Set To Lose Over 7,000 Social Rent Homes

London Is Set To Lose Over 7,000 Social Rent Homes

Not enough new homes built to replace those knocked down.
Brownfield Land Won't Be Enough To Solve London's Housing Crisis

Brownfield Land Won't Be Enough To Solve London's Housing Crisis

We're going to need to talk about building homes on the green belt.
Councils Get Funds To Tackle Rogue Landlords

Councils Get Funds To Tackle Rogue Landlords

Help to crack down on illegal and substandard homes.
Sleeping Rough In London Needn’t Mean It’s Game Over

Sleeping Rough In London Needn’t Mean It’s Game Over

Centrepoint’s short film challenges the stereotypes.
Could You Build Your Own Home?

Could You Build Your Own Home?

New exhibition celebrates self-build pioneer architect Walter Segal.
Housing Horrors: This Is Private Property Reviewed

Housing Horrors: This Is Private Property Reviewed

Down the renting rabbit hole.
Housing Estates To Be Regenerated Under Government Plans

Housing Estates To Be Regenerated Under Government Plans

Tenants promised they won't be 'socially cleansed'.