Average rents rise 1pc
Scotland recorded the greatest increase of 1.1%, followed by 1.0% in England and 0.2% in Wales.
Rents rose in every region of England, with London leading the way with an increase of 1.4%.
In the South East and South West they increased by 1.0%, yet the North East and North West saw modest rises of just 0.3%
They also increased by 0.4% in Yorkshire and the Humber, 0.6% in the East and West Midlands and 0.8% in the East of England.