Her partner was upstairs at the house at Basildon in Essex getting her hospital bag when the masked gang smashed their way in using crowbars
Tenants in London face upfront fees averaging more than £2,500 - before they start paying rent.
The figures released by the Labour Party show that these upfront costs are the highest in London, compared to the rest of the UK.
The statistics also show that when rent is included, the average upfront cost to tenants increases to nearly £4,000.
Tottenham honoured former midfielder Dave Mackay with a minutes applause last night at Whitehart lane.
Mackay was part of Spurs' 1961 double-winning team.
He passed away on Monday at the age of 80.