You could be 54 before you can afford to buy in London

According to homeless charity Shelter, Single people in London face the greatest barriers to home ownership.

A single person could need over 29 years to save enough for a deposit unless they can find a partner, trapping many in uncertain private renting or forcing them to live with their parents well into adulthood.

Luke Hanrahan reports:

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