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
Interested in the local dimension of today’s @jrf_uk report on poverty? Here are the facts for the borough of Westminster via @trustforlondon https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/data/boroughs/westminster/ …4 Dec 2017
Very worrying new national picture of poverty from @jrf_uk #solveUKpoverty https://twitter.com/jrf_uk/status/937587807786332162 …4 Dec 2017
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New report by @MiddlesexUni finds 2m workers in Britain missing out on £3bn of unpaid wages #unpaidBritain https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/news/employers-withholding-billions-pounds-workers-britain/ …30 Nov 2017