Shelter finds just 43 'affordable' homes in London

The 'average' family has very little choice when it comes to buying a home, according to Shelter Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A snapshot survey by the housing charity Shelter has found just 43 homes for sale in London which could be afforded by families earning an average income of 30 thousand pounds. It examined thousands of properties on the market but found very few where an average family could pay the required mortgage.