Housing

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.
Hackney Homeless Get Their Own Currency

Hackney Homeless Get Their Own Currency

New note designed by street artist Stik.
Let's Build Pop-Up Housing

Let's Build Pop-Up Housing

A way to get genuinely low cost homes built, and quickly.
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'.
Government Plans To Build New Homes, But Watch The Small Print

Government Plans To Build New Homes, But Watch The Small Print

Old Oak Common in the news again.
What's The Cheapest Property To Buy In London?

What's The Cheapest Property To Buy In London?

And would you actually want to live in it?
7,500 People Slept Rough In London In 2015

7,500 People Slept Rough In London In 2015

The housing crisis bites.
Petition Launched To Save Former Home Of Luke Howard 'Namer Of Clouds'

Petition Launched To Save Former Home Of Luke Howard 'Namer Of Clouds'

Only building in Tottenham to bear an English Heritage blue plaque is in a severe state of disrepair.
Why Does Camden Have London's Lowest Homelessness Numbers?

Why Does Camden Have London's Lowest Homelessness Numbers?

We found out.
Government Proposes Building On The Green Belt

Government Proposes Building On The Green Belt

Right idea, wrong homes.
Is London A Good Place To Retire?

Is London A Good Place To Retire?

Forget the countryside.
Cressingham Gardens Wins Crucial Battle In High Court

Cressingham Gardens Wins Crucial Battle In High Court

Council ordered back to the drawing board.
Can Lambeth Council Be Trusted With Housing?

Can Lambeth Council Be Trusted With Housing?

Risky and confusing strategies appear to abound.
What The Monopoly Board Looks Like With Today's London Rental Prices

What The Monopoly Board Looks Like With Today's London Rental Prices

On the 80th anniversary of the capitalist board game.
First TfL Homes Plan Unveiled

First TfL Homes Plan Unveiled

Three sites in London to be developed.
Go On, How Much Do You Think London's Most Expensive Rented House Costs?

Go On, How Much Do You Think London's Most Expensive Rented House Costs?

This is ridiculous.
More Housing Help Needed For Londoners On Middle Incomes

More Housing Help Needed For Londoners On Middle Incomes

New report calls for action on London's 'hollowing out'.
London's Rising Rents In Charts

London's Rising Rents In Charts

Line graphs of doom.
How Much Does It Cost To Buy Outside London?

How Much Does It Cost To Buy Outside London?

Or should you bite the bullet and buy here?
Can Students Really Afford To Live And Study In London?

Can Students Really Afford To Live And Study In London?

Accommodation costs are soaring, say unions.
How Much Does It Cost To Rent Outside London?

How Much Does It Cost To Rent Outside London?

Cheaper areas actually not that cheap after all.
Why Generation Rent Is Worst For Children

Why Generation Rent Is Worst For Children

Too often we hear about young adults, but rarely families.
27% Of Londoners Live In Poverty

27% Of Londoners Live In Poverty

Cost of private rents to blame.
TfL Announces Plan To Raise £3.4bn By Building 10,000 Homes

TfL Announces Plan To Raise £3.4bn By Building 10,000 Homes

Brownfield sites to be developed.
Decide Where To Live In London Using The Coffee And Chicken Method

Decide Where To Live In London Using The Coffee And Chicken Method

Oddball data study shows desirable hotspots.