UK renters: are you facing higher rent?

By Guardian community team
File photo dated 08/02/17 of a row of To Let estate agent signs placed outside houses in north London on Tuesday November 16, 2021. PA Photo. See PA story MONEY Rent. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Rents are rising at the fastest pace since 2008, according to Zoopla. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

Rents are rising at the fastest pace since 2008 as strong demand outstrips supply, according to the property website Zoopla..

Across the UK, private sector rents in September were 4.6% higher than a year earlier at £968 per month on average, marking the strongest growth in 13 years, Zoopla found.

We’d like to hear from private renters in the UK looking for property now about their experiences of the rental market.

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