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Housing

It's Finally Getting Cheaper To Rent In London

It's Finally Getting Cheaper To Rent In London

Rents fell most in Islington and Haringey
20,000 Homes Are Sitting Empty Across London

20,000 Homes Are Sitting Empty Across London

How does your borough fare?
Fancy Living Right By The Old BBC Rehearsal Rooms?

Fancy Living Right By The Old BBC Rehearsal Rooms?

BBQ on the terrace?
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.
Housing Crisis: Would You Buy A Microhome?

Housing Crisis: Would You Buy A Microhome?

It'll help you declutter, at least.
Micro Homes: Rabbit Hutches, Or the Answer To Housing Shortage?

Micro Homes: Rabbit Hutches, Or the Answer To Housing Shortage?

Could this be the first step onto the housing ladder?
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?

This is why your pay doesn't stretch too far.
Is It Cheaper To Rent With More People?

Is It Cheaper To Rent With More People?

In one part of London it's £72 a month more expensive to share with 6 others than with 2 others
Can You Afford To Live Alone In London? A Map

Can You Afford To Live Alone In London? A Map

Could you live sans housemates?
Could You Afford To Buy The Flat From Peep Show?

Could You Afford To Buy The Flat From Peep Show?

Could you afford 221B?
Move To Edmonton Or Abbey Wood For Cheap Rent

Move To Edmonton Or Abbey Wood For Cheap Rent

So claims a report.
London's Mock Tudor Social Housing Estate

London's Mock Tudor Social Housing Estate

This will leave you beaming.
London's Most Expensive Properties, Pints And More

London's Most Expensive Properties, Pints And More

Ouch.
London's Apartment Marketeers Suffer From A Chronic Lack Of Imagination

London's Apartment Marketeers Suffer From A Chronic Lack Of Imagination

Zzzzzz.
Going Homeless For A Month... What's It Like?

Going Homeless For A Month... What's It Like?

Society is failing the homeless
Londonist Out Loud: And He Lives In A Council Flat

Londonist Out Loud: And He Lives In A Council Flat

How the London County Council pioneered council housing
See How Much Rents Have Gone Up In Your Borough

See How Much Rents Have Gone Up In Your Borough

Ouch
Is It Cheaper To Live Outside London And Travel In?

Is It Cheaper To Live Outside London And Travel In?

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

Everyone wants to come to Hackney and Tower Hamlets
Love architecture? Flick through photos of London's most beautiful high rises

Love architecture? Flick through photos of London's most beautiful high rises

Eyes up.
Coming soon: a skyscraper shaped like a penis

Coming soon: a skyscraper shaped like a penis

What a balls-up.
Ways to help others this Christmas season.

Ways to help others this Christmas season.

Soup kitchens, homeless shelters and more.
Ways to help others this Christmas season.

Ways to help others this Christmas season.

You time is invaluable: spend it on someone who needs it.
What Effect Has Brexit Had On Commuter Belt Property Prices?

What Effect Has Brexit Had On Commuter Belt Property Prices?

Better start checking for coins down the back of the sofa.
The Mayor goes for rent caps.

The Mayor goes for rent caps.

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

Londoners 'Leaving City To Find Cheaper Rents'

Rental prices shoot up in the south east.
One Of London's Most Unusual Pubs To Close

One Of London's Most Unusual Pubs To Close

The Windsor Castle pub in Marylebone is no more.
The Best And Worst Places To Airbnb in London

The Best And Worst Places To Airbnb in London

All the data you need.
London Room Rent Rises Slowing

London Room Rent Rises Slowing

Rent rises are changing: here's how.
How Much Would It Cost To Buy Every House In London?

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

Loose change, really.
Is the point of this new Tory post to undermine the Mayor of London?

Is the point of this new Tory post to undermine the Mayor of London?

Spanner in the works for City Hall.
Why coffee drinking hipsters are good for London ->

Why coffee drinking hipsters are good for London ->

No-one likes to identify themselves as the gentrifier.
Triangular Skyscrapers For The Elephant

Triangular Skyscrapers For The Elephant

Plans include a new auditorium and shops.
6 Ways Brexit Could Affect London's Rental Market

6 Ways Brexit Could Affect London's Rental Market

We consult our crystal ball.
Wilton's Music Hall Among RIBA Architecture Prize Winners

Wilton's Music Hall Among RIBA Architecture Prize Winners

Are these the city's best architectural projects of the past year?
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?

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 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.
Is This The Best New Architecture In London?

Is This The Best New Architecture In London?

136 projects up for award.
'Luxury' Apartment: What Does That Really Mean?

'Luxury' Apartment: What Does That Really Mean?

Is it a definable term?
The Cheapest And Most Expensive Places To Rent In London: Mapped

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

We've mapped average rents.
Thamesmead Makeover Begins In 2017

Thamesmead Makeover Begins In 2017

And it's looking good.
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.