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Housing in London annual report

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

The most recent Housing in London report was published in October 2021, and past editions of the report along with their accompanying datasets can be found on the London Datastore.

Housing in London 2021 includes monitoring indicators for the London Housing Strategy, and five thematic chapters:

  1. Demographic, economic and housing context
  2. Housing stock and supply
  3. Housing costs and affordability
  4. Housing needs, including homelessness and overcrowding
  5. Mobility and decent homes

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Cover image of the GLA's 2021 Housing in London report