Tagged in POVERTY

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. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Why Does Camden Have London's Lowest Homelessness Numbers?

Why Does Camden Have London's Lowest Homelessness Numbers?

We found out. | By BethPH
Outer London Is Getting Poorer

Outer London Is Getting Poorer

Population changes around London. | By Rachel Holdsworth
London Living Wage Rises To £9.40 An Hour

London Living Wage Rises To £9.40 An Hour

Pay packet boost. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Why Generation Rent Is Worst For Children

Why Generation Rent Is Worst For Children

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

27% Of Londoners Live In Poverty

Cost of private rents to blame. | By James Drury
A Divided City: Gap Between Rich And Poor In London Widens

A Divided City: Gap Between Rich And Poor In London Widens

Where is the middle disappearing to? | By Rachel Holdsworth
Human Rights Human Wrongs: The Photography Of Oppression

Human Rights Human Wrongs: The Photography Of Oppression

Harrowing, yet powerful images of inequality and prejudice. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
City Hall Loans £10m To Renovate Empty Homes

City Hall Loans £10m To Renovate Empty Homes

Charities will employ the homeless and vulnerable. | By Rachel Holdsworth
GLA Conservatives Say London Living Wage Could Cost £612m

GLA Conservatives Say London Living Wage Could Cost £612m

That's a lot of jobs. | By BethPH
Ideas For Making London A Fairer City

Ideas For Making London A Fairer City

Ways a future Mayor could reduce inequality. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Met Operation To Target Homeless And Beggars

Met Operation To Target Homeless And Beggars

Six boroughs to be patrolled. | By BethPH
Commission Rejects Calls For Mandatory London Minimum Wage

Commission Rejects Calls For Mandatory London Minimum Wage

Ministers say it's up to companies. | By BethPH
How Many People Are Hungry In London?

How Many People Are Hungry In London?

Shocking facts about food poverty in the capital. | By Ellie Broughton
356 London Jobseekers Sanctioned Every Day

356 London Jobseekers Sanctioned Every Day

Benefit sanctions 'creating poverty and hardship'. | By BethPH
London Food Bank Use Up By 400% In Two Years

London Food Bank Use Up By 400% In Two Years

Labour London Assembly report reveals extent of food poverty. | By BethPH
London's £630m Emergency Housing Bill

London's £630m Emergency Housing Bill

Spending soars since general election in 2010. | By BethPH
Rising Rents And Low Incomes Pushing People Onto Benefits

Rising Rents And Low Incomes Pushing People Onto Benefits

You do the maths. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Thames Water Price Rise Could Be Blocked By Regulator

Thames Water Price Rise Could Be Blocked By Regulator

No £29 charge for super sewer? | By BethPH
Report Shows 28% Of Londoners Living In Poverty

Report Shows 28% Of Londoners Living In Poverty

London's economy gets better while its residents get poorer. | By BethPH
Low Pay Report Reveals Londoners Earning Below The Living Wage

Low Pay Report Reveals Londoners Earning Below The Living Wage

Low pay meets high cost of living. | By BethPH
GLA Conservatives Call For Minimum Wage Holiday For Small Businesses

GLA Conservatives Call For Minimum Wage Holiday For Small Businesses

Reducing wages is the answer to boosting the economy, apparently. | By BethPH
Food Poverty In London Increasing

Food Poverty In London Increasing

London Assembly report makes for depressing reading. | By Rachel Holdsworth
London Councils Break B&B Limit For Homeless Families

London Councils Break B&B Limit For Homeless Families

Wish you were at home for Christmas? | By BethPH
The Great Social Housing Sell-Off

The Great Social Housing Sell-Off

No more 'million pound social housing' says think tank. | By BethPH
Mayoral Election Issues Round-Up

Mayoral Election Issues Round-Up

What's at stake in this election. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Mayoral Elections: Tackling Homelessness In London

Mayoral Elections: Tackling Homelessness In London

How can the mayor help the homeless? Crisis tells us. | By BethPH
Mayoral Elections: London's Living Wage

Mayoral Elections: London's Living Wage

How much do you get paid? | By BethPH
Newham Accused Of Social Cleansing Families On Housing Benefit

Newham Accused Of Social Cleansing Families On Housing Benefit

The council tried to move some of the residents who need housing to Stoke. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Mayoral Election Issue #11: Poverty

Mayoral Election Issue #11: Poverty

Trust For London explains how the mayor can tackle poverty. | By BethPH
London Street Food Bank: 'No-one Goes Hungry In London'

London Street Food Bank: 'No-one Goes Hungry In London'

A voluntary group sharing food with homeless and low income people in the street | By Lindsey
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

There was big news from Libya, but here's what happened closer to home | By Lindsey
London Riot Suspects Come From Poorest Areas Of London

London Riot Suspects Come From Poorest Areas Of London

The Financial Times and Guardian have been crunching the numbers, and come up with some unsurprising findings. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Living Conditions In Heart Of London 'Not To Be Envied'

Living Conditions In Heart Of London 'Not To Be Envied'

Fear and loathing in the City: new Atlas maps the rise of crime and anti-social behaviour in London's wealthiest boroughs. | By Cat Wiener
Child Poverty Figures Make Grim Reading For London Boroughs

Child Poverty Figures Make Grim Reading For London Boroughs

Save the Children has released a batch of statistics which highlight the shocking levels of child poverty in parts of the United Kingdom -- with several London boroughs among the worst. | By Dean Nicholas

Big Firms Sign Up To London Living Wage

By Rachel Holdsworth
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

By SallyB2

Highlighting the Plight of Destitute Asylum Seekers

By Julie PH
Live Review: Parka @ Borderline

Live Review: Parka @ Borderline

By London_Phil
Londonist Stays In

Londonist Stays In

By london_alice
Welcome Bach - London’s Hero Busker

Welcome Bach - London’s Hero Busker

By SallyB2
Preview: Oxjam Music Festival - Week One

Preview: Oxjam Music Festival - Week One

By Dean Nicholas
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

By London_Sian
Prom 48: Shosta 10 As You've Never Heard It Before

Prom 48: Shosta 10 As You've Never Heard It Before

By Jo
The Ritzy's Revolting

The Ritzy's Revolting

By Craigie_B
Preview: The Musical Time Machine

Preview: The Musical Time Machine

By Londonist

Extra, Extra

By Rob
Who run Bartertown?

Who run Bartertown?

By sizemore
Friday Film News

Friday Film News

By Londonist_ben
Save Our Britney!

Save Our Britney!

By Londonist Helene

Essex Road Is Full Of Semi-Criminals

By M@

Spitalfields Lament

By M@

Extra, Extra

By Rob

Commons Cleaners Clean Up

By Hazel
Bethnal Green And Bow Are On The Phone...<br>They Want Their MP Back

Bethnal Green And Bow Are On The Phone...<br>They Want Their MP Back

By Jo

Book Review: City of Cities, Stephen Inwood

By M@
Book Review: London A Pilgrimage

Book Review: London A Pilgrimage

By M@

London Explosions

By Rob
Where The Magic Happens

Where The Magic Happens

By Greg
Sod Madonna, Busking Is Where It's At

Sod Madonna, Busking Is Where It's At

By Rob