Londoners living in poverty

A new study reveals that 28% of Londoners are in poverty. And according to research commissioned by independent charitable foundation Trust for London, a quarter of all households rely on housing benefit to meet their housing costs.

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Are YOU living in poverty?

You're living in poverty if you are a couple with two children and have £357 a week after housing costs Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

According to the Department for Work and Pensionsif you're a couple with two children you are living in poverty if, afterhousing costs, you have £357 a week.

If you're a couple without children, that figure is £220 a week.

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