The Office for National Statistics has published its monthly index tracking the prices paid for renting property from private landlords in the UK. It shows that in the 12 months to September 2021:
- Private rental prices paid by tenants in the UK rose by 1.3 per cent, unchanged since July 2021.
- Private rental prices grew by 1.3 per cent in England, 1.2 per cent in Wales and 1.6 per cent in Scotland.
- The East Midlands and the South West both saw the highest annual growth in private rental prices (2.7 per cent), while London saw the lowest (negative 0.3 per cent).
For the index, click here.