London housing market report: September 2021

Market Report provided by London Data Store

According to Rightmove’s quarterly reports, advertised rents in London fell 3.1% between Q2 2020 and Q2 2021, split between a 6.8% fall in inner London and a 0.8% increase in outer London. On a quarterly basis however, rents have risen in London since the start of 2021. Rents are rising more strongly in other regions. The ONS private rents index has a delayed response to market changes, and reported a slight fall in rents in the year to July 2021 in London