12. Manchester 1.8 percent increase
13. Leeds – 1.4 percent increase
14. Edinburgh – 0.2 percent increase
According to Zoopla, UK rents outside of the capital city are rising at their highest rate for over a decade, currently tracking at plus five percent year on year.
Why is rental demand increasing?
While the demand was focused on more spacious rental properties at the height of the pandemic, houses outpaced the demand for rented flats which are largely concentrated in major cities.