London’s Sofa-Surfers

6% of Londoners have taken to sofa-surfing because rents are so high.

In the Westminster Hall debates last week, London MPs agreed that housing is the capital’s biggest problem. The cost of living is skyrocketing but salaries aren’t keeping up.

Fiona Marley Paterson looks at how young working professionals survive in London when they don’t qualify for council housing yet can’t afford private rents…never mind get on the property ladder.

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