Dispossession has been compared to I, Daniel Blake.
The parties will be keen to win over young voters who are suffering due to Britain's housing crisis, but it seems unlikely they will meet campaigners' demands.
BuzzFeed News has uncovered a proposal to build flats that could have just 6.7 square metres of floor space. Campaigners warn Londoners could end up in "glorified rabbit hutches".
BuzzFeed News has identified more than £18 million worth of asking-price reductions among flats at the Nine Elms regeneration area on the south bank of the Thames.
When I tell people I'm 40 and live at my parents' house, the most common response is, “Lucky you, I wish my parents lived in London!”
What bought you a two-bedroom house in 1996 could get you a place to park your boat in 2016.
News coverage may focus on the South East of England, but the housing problem is afflicting people across the country. BuzzFeed News spent a day in Manchester with two young women living through it.
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Why save for a deposit when you could save for a hovercraft?
"Goodbye, house I'll never be able to afford."
Probably not so bad.
Street homelessness is just the tip of the iceberg. Many more people are surfing friends' sofas or squatting in makeshift homes.
This puts things into perspective.
A growing number of families are forced to live in a single room, sometimes for years, as councils struggle to house them appropriately. BuzzFeed News investigates a hidden housing scandal.
Would you rather have a 30-room, historic Scottish baronial mansion or a five-bedroom flat in London for 10 times the price?
People are living in "tiny houses", timber woodland structures, and canal boats – and one YouTuber has set up home in a converted ambulance.
Making renting less of a nightmare and making housebuilding actually profitable would be a good start, apparently.
Chores, endless attempts to save up, and what it's like to sleep in your childhood bedroom.
The video asking Newham council in east London "to take back control" has gained over 100,000 views.
Among the proposals are plans to make longer-term rental tenancies widely available, but critics say the plans don't go far enough.
More than 4,000 people sleep rough every night, according to new government figures – a 58% rise since 2010.
The government has given the money to Hackney, where the average house price is over £500,000, to provide help to first-time buyers. A local MP called the amount "laughable".
The report, from the United for All Ages think tank, recommended old people's homes also house children's centres.
Factory-built flats are being touted as a way to relieve pressure on growing homelessness across the country, but are they really part of the solution?
Housing charity Shelter estimates that there are 255,000 homeless people in England today, with London the worst-affected area.
In his Autumn Statement, chancellor Philip Hammond announced that 100,000 new homes in areas of high demand and 40,000 so-called affordable homes would be built by 2020-21.
An expert blames rising house prices and landlords who want to cash in for the recent increase in evictions.
Communities secretary Sajid Javid said on Monday there was a "moral duty" to build more homes.
Robin Hood Gardens, a brutalist housing estate built in 1972, is to be knocked down to make way for higher-density modern housing.
A YouGov poll commissioned by the housing charity Shelter found that 1 in 8 people in private rented accommodation in England had experienced unlawful practices by their landlord.
Letting agency fees are paid by 40% of renters every year, except in Scotland where they are paid by landlords.
Which one-bedroom flat is least likely to bankrupt you?
Sadiq Khan has announced that 400 homes will be built on a former RAF site owned by Transport for London.
Labour described the policy as an attempt "to regenerate the economy on the backs of the poor and disabled".
Airbnb works hard to project the image of the "sharing economy" – ordinary people lending their homes to each other. But a BuzzFeed News investigation suggests that in London, that’s often not the case.
The government is reportedly considering giving money to people living in towns near large-scale residential projects, in a move dismissed as ineffective by analysts and campaigners.
As the housing crisis bites, almost anything is potentially a house.
The North contains some of the worst-affected areas, according to new analysis from the Resolution Foundation think tank.
"Young people today are paying a heavy price for decades of falling home ownership."
The House of Lords select committee on economic affairs has recommended sweeping changes to planning to allow a far more ambitious housebuilding programme.
After a tumultuous week for London's crucial property industry in the wake of the EU referendum, City Hall's housing tsar has called for a period of calm while markets readjust.
As the threat of Brexit plunges the property market into uncertainty, house prices in London are finally falling after years of growth. BuzzFeed News speaks to housing experts who say this could be part of a much wider and worrying trend.
You could live like a king or like...um...a guy in a flat.
The average full-time worker aged under 30 spends 48% of their income on rent, or 57% in London.
New research shows the housing market grew by 36% and weekly earnings by just 7% in the same five-year period.
As a national housing shortage worsens, the number of people being evicted from rented accommodation has increased, government figures show.
As voters in the capital prepare to choose their next mayor on Thursday, BuzzFeed News looks at how housing became Londoners' No. 1 worry and what the main mayoral candidates propose to do about it.
£79,000 gets you a 7-metre studio in London, or a six bedroom hotel in Scotland.
As new data shows that 60% of people in private rented accommodation in London are living in poor housing, BuzzFeed News spoke to a woman who faces losing her sight because the state of her home is preventing her from having a sight-saving operation.