The cost of renting in the UK in seven charts

As the number of people renting in the UK continues to rise, the BBC has taken a closer look at the state of private renting.

The typical one-bed home in England costs £600 a month to rent, but this is skewed by soaring costs in London and hides a gaping divide across the country.

In parts of Westminster, the average one-bed costs more than £3,500 per month. In Argyll and Bute, that sum could cover your rent for a whole year.

Read the full story at BBC News.

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