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

Created 5 years ago, updated 6 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 has informed the development of the Mayor’s London Housing Strategy published in May 2018.

Housing in London 2018 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 the 2017, 2015, 2014 and 2011 reports are also available.

Charts and maps from the 2015 report