of London's households live in the private rented sector - the highest proportion since the 1970s.
of new homes completed in 2015/16 were "affordable". This was just 6,700 homes against a target of 17,000.
Housing is central to understanding poverty and inequality in London. Housing costs push many Londoners into poverty and are a significant contribution to the fact that London's poverty rate is higher than in the rest of England.
The indicators in this topic look at the nature of housing in London: the tenures people live in; the cost and quality of housing; and evictions.
Housing tenure over time
Average London rents
Repossessions and evictions
Evictions by borough
Rents and affordability
From our Twitter
IFS #Budget2017 analysis. This is not the end of “austerity”. There are still nearly £12 billion of welfare cuts to work through the system, while day-to-day public service spending is still due to be 3.6% lower in 2022–23 than it is today. https://www.ifs.org.uk/tools_and_resources/budget/520 … pic.twitter.com/05eWvZ9LFG23 Nov 2017
Fascinating new map of corporate ownership of land in England - 1.8m titles so far http://corporate.whoownsengland.org23 Nov 2017
Budget analysis just out from @resfoundation . "The poorest third of households are set for an average loss of £715 a year by the end of the parliament, while the richest third gain an average of £185.” http://www.resolutionfoundation.org/publications/freshly-squeezed-autumn-budget-2017-response/ … #Budget2017 #ukpoverty23 Nov 2017