Lewisham's Housing Map

London Tonight reported on London's housing shortage, using the case of Lewisham pensioner Yvonne Iles, who currently lives in an air raid shelter in St Johns to illustrate the sometimes-acute problem.

In addition to a plug for People Before Profit's squatting operation, the feature mentions the London Housing Map, which provides live data about housing shortages across the capital, mapped to each borough.

Here are the stats for Lewisham borough:

Average selling price of a home in this area: £260,885
Average house price to income ratio: 7.91
Vacant dwellings: 2,355
Households in temporary accommodation: 1,001 (second only to Croydon in South East London)
Affordable housing delivery: 520
Average private rent: £1,018.25