Empty homes in numbers

In October 2017, there were 46,254 unfurnished and empty homes in London, of which 7,231 had been empty for at least two years. Here's the breakdown by borough.

Council Total empty homes Long-term empty homes
Southwark Borough Council 5,418 1,035
Ealing Borough Council 3,233 284
Croydon Borough Council 2,799 157
Camden Borough Council 2,632 200
Haringey Borough Council 2,092 204
Bromley Council 1,634 Unknown
Lewisham Borough Council 1,837 336
Hillingdon Borough Council 1,546 147
Barnet Borough Council 1,668 303
Enfield Borough Council 1,647 371
Sutton Borough Council 1,368 148
Hackney Borough Council 1,681 490
Harrow Borough Council 1,221 61
Greenwich Borough Council 1,285 143
Tower Hamlets Borough Council 1,170 65
Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council 1,702 603
Kingston upon Thames Borough Council 1,221 131
Merton Borough Council 1,153 168
Waltham Forest Borough Council 1,077 142
Islington Borough Council 1,214 281
Richmond upon Thames Borough Council 977 117
Newham Borough Council 1,327 488
Lambeth Borough Council 1,244 441
Redbridge Borough Council 882 80
Havering Borough Council 784 160
Bexley Borough Council 735 168
Brent Borough Council 615 158
Westminster City Council 385 Unknown
Wandsworth Borough Council 486 104
Hammersmith and Fulham Borough Council 441 107
Hounslow Borough Council 379 98
City of London Corporation 239 Unknown
Barking and Dagenham Borough Council 162 41

Source: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government Council Taxbase, local authority level data.