Rents in the UK up 1.3% in the 12 months to May 2019, latest index shows

ONS | June 20, 2019

Rents in the private rented sector in the UK increased by 1.3% in the 12 months to May 2019, up from 1.2% in the previous month, the latest official data shows. In England rents increased by 1.3%, in Wales by 1.1%, in Scotland by 0.8%, and in Northern Ireland rents were up 2.1%, according to the figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Generally rental growth has slowed since the beginning of 2016, driven mainly by a slowdown in London over the same period. But it has started to pick up since the end of 2018, driven by strengthening growth in London.

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