Housing in London - The evidence base for the Mayor's Housing Strategy

Created 6 years ago, updated 9 months ago

The Mayor’s ‘Housing in London’ report sets out the evidence base for his housing policies, summarising key patterns and trends across a wide range of topics relevant to housing in the capital. The report is the evidence base for the Mayor’s London Housing Strategy the latest edition of which was published in May 2018.

Housing in London 2019 is divided into nine sections, including six core thematic chapters:

Key statistics for London boroughs

1. Historical background

2. Demographic, economic and social context

3. Housing supply and empty homes

4. Housing costs and affordability

5. Housing need

6. Mobility and decent homes

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The six core chapters of the report contain numerous tables, charts, and maps, and where possible the data behind them is contained in the spreadsheet.

Tables from previous reports are also available below.

Charts and maps from the 2015 report