The Office for National Statistics has published its index tracking the prices paid for renting property from private landlords in the UK. It shows that:
- Private rental prices paid by tenants in the UK rose by 6.2 per cent in the 12 months to December 2023, unchanged from the annual percentage change in the 12 months to November 2023.
- Annual private rental prices increased by 6.1 per cent in England, 7.1 per cent in Wales and 6.3 per cent in Scotland in the 12 months to December 2023.
- Within England, London had the highest annual percentage change in private rental prices in the 12 months to December 2023 at 6.8 per cent, while the North East saw the lowest at 4.6 per cent.
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