Housing

The History Behind London's Smallest House

The History Behind London's Smallest House

A Bayswater curiosity. | By M@
Here’s How Avocado Toast Can Help You Save For Your Future

Here’s How Avocado Toast Can Help You Save For Your Future

Save as you spend. | Sponsor
Seven Boroughs Account For Nearly Half Of London's Social Housing Waitlist

Seven Boroughs Account For Nearly Half Of London's Social Housing Waitlist

Studying the numbers. | By Harry Rosehill
Greedy Landlords Are Nothing New... As This Cartoon From 1909 Shows

Greedy Landlords Are Nothing New... As This Cartoon From 1909 Shows

'Destroy or be destroyed'. | By Will Noble
Grand Designs Live Is Coming To London This May, And We've Got 2-For-£16 Tickets

Grand Designs Live Is Coming To London This May, And We've Got 2-For-£16 Tickets

As seen on TV. | Sponsor
Which Is The Best Commuter Town To Live In?

Which Is The Best Commuter Town To Live In?

Purfleet? Really? | By Londonist
Which Borough Has London's Cheapest Rent?

Which Borough Has London's Cheapest Rent?

Head east... or south. | By Will Noble
It's Actually Getting Cheaper To Rent In London, Apparently

It's Actually Getting Cheaper To Rent In London, Apparently

London's least expensive postcode has been revealed. | By Laura Reynolds
This Guy Is Living In A Shed For £300pcm - But It's Not What You Think

This Guy Is Living In A Shed For £300pcm - But It's Not What You Think

It's the latest micro solution to London's housing crisis. | By Kyra Hanson
London House Prices In Zone 3 Fell By Up To 7.7% Last Year

London House Prices In Zone 3 Fell By Up To 7.7% Last Year

Bad news for sellers, good news for buyers. | By City AM
Islington Council Has Launched A Not For Profit Energy Company

Islington Council Has Launched A Not For Profit Energy Company

Cheaper gas and electricity? | By Danny Lavelle
The Value Of Homes Next To Tube Stations Has Increased By Up To 57% In A Decade

The Value Of Homes Next To Tube Stations Has Increased By Up To 57% In A Decade

How much has your area increased in value? | By Danny Lavelle
See Through The Lies Of Property Listings With This Hilarious Chrome Extension

See Through The Lies Of Property Listings With This Hilarious Chrome Extension

"Please, we're desperate!" | By Harry Rosehill
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. | By Kyra Hanson
Is This The Ugliest Building London Was Cursed With In 2017?

Is This The Ugliest Building London Was Cursed With In 2017?

Like an iceberg with gout. | By Will Noble
Imagine Living Above London

Imagine Living Above London

Is one of these your dream home? | Sponsor
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. | By City AM
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. | Sponsor
One Third Of London House Prices Have Been Reduced

One Third Of London House Prices Have Been Reduced

How does your borough stack up? | By City AM
Rent At Rehearsal Rooms For A Great Social Life  And Your Own Veg Patch

Rent At Rehearsal Rooms For A Great Social Life And Your Own Veg Patch

Get to know your neighbours through BBQs, free coffee and a rooftop allotment. | Sponsor
Memories Of Growing Up By London's Green Belt

Memories Of Growing Up By London's Green Belt

Life on the fringe. | By James Drury
In Pictures: Living On London's Waterways

In Pictures: Living On London's Waterways

It's a house. On a boat. | By Londonist Staff
In Pictures: London Property Porn

In Pictures: London Property Porn

We are *so* not jealous. | By Londonist Staff
How Do Rainbow Streets Happen?

How Do Rainbow Streets Happen?

Taste the rainbow. Or better still, live in it. | By Harry Rosehill
London Rents Are Falling For The First Time Since The Financial Crisis

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

Is the bubble finally bursting? | By City AM
Almost £12 Billion Worth Of London Housing Is Sitting Empty

Almost £12 Billion Worth Of London Housing Is Sitting Empty

No wonder there's a housing crisis... | By Laura Reynolds
Fancy Living Right By The Old BBC Rehearsal Rooms?

Fancy Living Right By The Old BBC Rehearsal Rooms?

Snazzy new development. | Sponsor
Co-Living Spaces: Modern Utopia Or Over-Organised Hell?

Co-Living Spaces: Modern Utopia Or Over-Organised Hell?

We spent the night at Old Oak. | By Hannah Foulds
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? | By Kat Hanna
Are You One Of 40% Of Londoners Who Can't Afford A Decent Living Standard?

Are You One Of 40% Of Londoners Who Can't Afford A Decent Living Standard?

High rents are causing relative poverty. | By James Drury
Is It Cheaper To Rent With More People?

Is It Cheaper To Rent With More People?

The results might surprise you. | By Hannah Foulds
Where In London Can You Afford To Rent On Your Own?

Where In London Can You Afford To Rent On Your Own?

Salary guidelines mapped. | By M@
London News From The 1970s

London News From The 1970s

Including the release of Star Wars in 1977. | By Daan Deol
Guess How Much Sherlock's Baker Street Flat Would Cost?

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

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

London Room Rents Are Falling... By 1%

So claims a report. | By Will Noble
London's Mock Tudor Social Housing Estate

London's Mock Tudor Social Housing Estate

This will leave you beaming. | By Harry Rosehill
London Is Expensive

London Is Expensive

Millionaire mansions, £6 pints, and everything in between. | By Londonist Staff
All These Luxury Flats Are Called The Residence
Opinion

All These Luxury Flats Are Called The Residence

How long was the brainstorming session? | By Will Noble
The Medical Student Who Went Homeless In London For A Month

The Medical Student Who Went Homeless In London For A Month

James Beavis was raising money and awareness for charity. | By Harry Rosehill
Interactive Map: How Much Have Rents Risen Over The Last 5 Years?

Interactive Map: How Much Have Rents Risen Over The Last 5 Years?

Up to 53% in some places. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Updated: How Much Does It Cost To Rent Outside London?

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

Find out if the leafy suburbs are more affordable. | By BethPH
London’s Housing Crisis Hotspots Attract Most Airbnb Guests

London’s Housing Crisis Hotspots Attract Most Airbnb Guests

Councils fears over housing shortages. | By Kate O'Sullivan
In Photos: London's Most Beautiful High Rises

In Photos: London's Most Beautiful High Rises

Eyes up. | By Harry Rosehill
London Is Getting A Massive Cock-And-Balls Skyscraper

London Is Getting A Massive Cock-And-Balls Skyscraper

Flats go on sale for The Spire. | By M@
Where To Volunteer In London At Christmas

Where To Volunteer In London At Christmas

Discover the true meaning of Christmas by donating time to others. | By Harry Rosehill
Updated: How Much Does It Cost To Buy Outside London?

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

Better start checking for coins down the back of the sofa. | By BethPH
Are You Eligible For London Living Rent?

Are You Eligible For London Living Rent?

Rents capped at a third of average income. | By M@
Londoners 'Leaving City To Find Cheaper Rents'

Londoners 'Leaving City To Find Cheaper Rents'

Rental prices shoot up in the south east. | By James Drury
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. | By M@
How To Live Rent Free in London (Really!)

How To Live Rent Free in London (Really!)

All the data you need. | By Zoe Craig
Cheapest And Most Expensive Places To Rent A Room Revealed

Cheapest And Most Expensive Places To Rent A Room Revealed

Report shows an increasing east/west London divide. | By Zoe Craig
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. | By M@
Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?
Opinion

Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Tory's new post didn't exist before now. | By Steven Downes
Why Gentrification Isn't Always Bad For London
Opinion

Why Gentrification Isn't Always Bad For London

*Whisper it* | By Londonist
Elephant And Castle To Get A Pair Of Giant Tusks

Elephant And Castle To Get A Pair Of Giant Tusks

Skipton House to be redeveloped. | By M@
6 Ways Brexit Could Affect London's Rental Market

6 Ways Brexit Could Affect London's Rental Market

We consult our crystal ball. | By BethPH
In Pictures: London's RIBA Prize-Winning Architecture 2016

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

Are these the city's best architectural projects of the past year? | By Will Noble
What Makes For A Good London Street?

What Makes For A Good London Street?

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

Young Londoners Spend HOW MUCH Of Their Income On Rent?

Yikes. | By Laura Reynolds
Khan Needs To Make Tough Decisions On Housing
Opinion

Khan Needs To Make Tough Decisions On Housing

Can he really fulfil his promises? | By Londonist
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. | By Laura Reynolds
Is This The Best New Architecture In London?

Is This The Best New Architecture In London?

136 projects up for award. | By Will Noble
What Exactly IS A Luxury London Flat?

What Exactly IS A Luxury London Flat?

Is decadence quantifiable? | By Will Noble
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? | By Rachel Holdsworth
This Is What The New Thamesmead Will Look Like

This Is What The New Thamesmead Will Look Like

£1bn plans revealed. | By Londonist Staff
Celebrate 70 Years Of The Prefab

Celebrate 70 Years Of The Prefab

Surely they weren't meant to last this long. | By Londonist Staff
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. | By Tabish Khan
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. | By M@
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. | By Londonist Staff
London Renters Shame Landlords On Social Media

London Renters Shame Landlords On Social Media

Fury over 'rip-off' costs. | By James Drury
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. | By Londonist Staff
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. | By James Drury
Tenants Charged Up To £780 In Fees To Move Home

Tenants Charged Up To £780 In Fees To Move Home

Ouch. | By Londonist Staff
Curvy Tower Block Approved For Paddington

Curvy Tower Block Approved For Paddington

'Could open floodgates', fears campaign group. | By M@
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. | By Rachel Holdsworth
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. | By James Drury
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. | By M@
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. | By Londonist Staff
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. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Shocking New Tube Map Redefines Zones By Affordability

Shocking New Tube Map Redefines Zones By Affordability

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

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

Scottee isn't taking up the right to buy scheme. | By Scottee
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
How London Can Build Faster And Better
Opinion

How London Can Build Faster And Better

New report from Centre for London has some ideas. | By Londonist
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? | By Sarah Jayne Bell ★★★★☆
Excruciating Luxury London Accommodation Sales Speak

Excruciating Luxury London Accommodation Sales Speak

"Superfluous in design" and other gems. | By Will Noble
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. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Haringey Council Sets Up Its Own Lettings Agency

Haringey Council Sets Up Its Own Lettings Agency

Promises an end to rip-off fees. | By Rachel Holdsworth
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. | By Rachel Holdsworth
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. | By Londonist Staff
Hackney Homeless Get Their Own Currency

Hackney Homeless Get Their Own Currency

New note designed by street artist Stik. | By Victoria Thomas