Created a year ago, updated a year ago


This data companion pack is a resource intended to frame and be read alongside the linked Evidence Review: Housing and Health Inequalities in London (available on the Institute of Health Equity website) .

The resource provides intelligence and context on the housing and health inequalities in London only, while the accompanying rapid review of evidence for interventions contains the recommendations for action.

  1. This pack is intended to provide a high-level overview of the best available data on housing in London and the key housing-related health inequalities issues faced by Londoners, in correlation with the IHE Evidence Review: Housing and Health Inequalities in London.​
  2. This pack identifies how certain groups in the population are at greatest risk of housing-related health inequalities, as well as noting gaps in available data for particularly excluded groups.
  3. The pack provides a platform for partnership work on housing-related health inequalities across London, including providing an overview of key issues, and identifying key gaps in intelligence that would help improve understanding of housing-related inequalities across the capital. ​


It will be useful for health leaders, analysts, officers, and policy makers from local and regional government, integrated care systems, and more, to address ​housing-related health inequalities by -

  • Advocating for the need for action to address housing inequalities, given impacts on health and health inequalities ​
  • Framing the context for the interventions highlighted in the linked rapid review of interventions​
  • Engaging communities ​

​Development of this resource

The Institute of Health Equity (IHE), Greater London Authority (GLA) Health, GLA City Intelligence Unit, Office for Health Improvement and Disparities London (OHID), Association of Directors of Public Health London (ADPH), and NHSE have collaboratively produced this report, as part of the Building the Evidence (BTE) programme of work

  • The sources of data available and topics included have been identified from existing published data, working in partnership through iterative discussion 
  • The resource is provided in PDF and PowerPoint format to support colleagues in their work to
  • There is no current plan for periodic updates of this resource, though this will be discussed on completion of this programme of work