April 17 2014 Latest news:

The average cost of renting has fallen for the first time in 10 months

Rents fall but ‘will rise in the new year’

The average cost of renting has fallen for the first time in 10 months, although rents have risen 3.5pc on an annual basis and they are expected to keep going up in the new year.

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The growth in the cost of renting is falling - but it is still at a new record

Rise in rental costs slows down

There has been a little bit of brighter news for people who rent their homes, with the smallest rise in rents for eight months.

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Rents have hit a record high in England and Wales

Cost of renting hits a record high

Rents in England and Wales reached a record high last month.

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