Mayor Boris Johnson

Why this north London suburb is set to soar

House prices in Archway are a comparative steal compared to its north London neighbours. But plans to replace a gyratory system with two-way traffic, cycle lanes and a central piazza are set to change that...

Pocket Living: are micro-flats the answer for London?

Is building smaller homes the key to housing London's first-time buyers - or a matter of concern? Sold at about 20 per cent below local market rate and backed by the Mayor, micro-flats could be the answer for London's would-be home owners. Nineteen of the capital's high-profile architects competed to find the right size for city living.

Hipster Hoxton for first-time buyers

While Hoxton's fancy factory lofts cost more than £1 million, more modest homes start at about £141,250 for a 25 per cent shared-ownership stake.

Loft-style living on the Old Kent Road

Old Kent Road may conjure up little more than an image of a Monopoly board, but this area of London is fast rising in the property ranks. Chevron Apartments is a case in point.

Now families get a chance

For less than £140,000 families with young children can begin to buy their own home in sought-after locations

Affordable family homes

Boris Johnson has called for more new family homes for first-time buyers. Now builders are rising to the challenge

Boris shakes up the suburbs

The Mayor promises young Londoners exciting homes and jobs across the capital's outer boroughs. Now his team is getting to work