Only 20 percent of the 502 homes proposed to be built at a huge new development in Walthamstow town centre will be designated as ‘affordable housing’. Click here to read more.
Tenants living in homes sold under Margaret Thatcher’s scheme now pay twice the rents charged by local authorities. Click here to read more.
Tenants typically spend more than a quarter of their monthly salary before tax on rent, official figures show, but there are wide regional variations. Click here to read more.
Director of theatre near fire that killed 71 people picks play about gerrymandering in 1980s as debut production. Click here to read more.
Councils across the capital will be spending a total of about £383m to make social housing safer following the Grenfell fire, research by BBC Radio London has found. Click here to read more.
A third of private renters worry they will have to move within a year, making them stressed and less connected to their community, according to a latest poll. Click here to read more.
Findings raise questions over whether dual role makes councils less inclined to regulate standards in private rental sector. Click here to read more.
Sprinklers look set to be installed at tower blocks across the borough following a fire safety review by Waltham Forest Council. Click here to read more.
More serious fires such as that at Grenfell Tower could happen unless safety measures get more priority, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) has warned. Click here to read more.
A study by housing charity Shelter has revealed the number of people who are living either on the streets or in temporary accommodation across all local authorities in England. Click here to read more.