6,249 properties currently unoccupied in LondonMore than 6,000 council homes have been left unoccupied in , figures from the 33 local authorities have shown.

Nearly a third were empty because they needed repairs and more than 2,300 have been without tenants for over a year.

Last year, there were more than 360,000 households on council lists for new homes, or 11% of all households in London, the research found.

The details were obtained by One's The Show London through Freedom of Information requests.

via BBC News