In a statement, a Metropolitan Police spokesman said:
"The land had been leased to Crown Housing Association to providenon-permanent accommodation for their own tenants who hold short-term leases.
The lease to Crown Housing Association expired in December 2012. We continue to work closely with Crown Housing Association regarding arrangements with current occupiers before we proceed to market."
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Cliff's friend, Cilla Black said the singer decided to sell his apartment in the wake of the police raid.
Experts also believe Londoners will inhabit ultra-deep basements and buildings with their own complex micro-climates.
Dry and cool night with clear spells tonight. Lows of 3C.