The Office for National Statistics has published a price index tracking the prices paid for renting property from private landlords in the UK. It shows:
- Private rental prices paid by tenants in the UK rose by 1.2 per cent in the 12 months to June 2021, unchanged since April 2021.
- Private rental prices grew by 1.1 per cent in England, 1.5 per cent in Wales and 1.2 per cent in Scotland in the 12 months to June 2021.
- The East Midlands and West Midlands saw the highest annual growth in private rental prices (both 2.4 per cent), while London saw the lowest (negative 0.1 per cent).
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