Only one third of new homes needed in London were built in 2014, according to analysis by the National Housing Federation.
More than 37,500 more houses needed to be built to keep up with demand.
The lack of supply, pricing many people out of owning or privately renting a home.
The Government has been accused of refusing to negotiate with firefighters ahead of a fresh strike over pensions.
Members of the Fire Brigades Union will walk out for 24 hours from 7am tomorrow, forcing brigades across the country to put contingency plans in place.
The union says improvements have been made in Wales, Scotland and Ireland but not England.
The TUC are calling for the government to increase the minimum wage and do more to encourage businesses to pay their staff the living wage.
Geoff Tily, Senior Economist at the TUC said it was time for the government to take decisive action to help working families living in poverty due to low pay.
Half of workers in Harrow West are currently being paid less than the minimum wage, according to new figures released by the TUC.
The research, based on ONS figures, show a number of pay 'black spots' across the capital.
The London living wage is currently set at £9.15 per hour.
Almost half of Londoners living in some boroughs earn less than the living wage, according to new figures released by the TUC.
The London living wage is currently set at £9.15 per hour, compared with £7.85 across the rest of the country.
Nationally, more than five million people earn less than the living wage.
The rate is set by the Living Wage foundation and calculated by the Greater London Authority to cover all boroughs in Greater London.
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