Rent Watch London

Click the boroughs to see average monthly private 2-bed rents.
See our Wage vs rent inflation graphs below the map

Monthly take home pay needed for 2 bed home to be affordable

  • Up to £2,499
  • £2,500 to £2,999
  • £3,000 to £3,999
  • £4,000+
  • No data available

Wage vs rent inflation

Inflation on private rents in London was almost double that of wage inflation in 2011.

Read the full Rent Watch research paper on Shelter’s website
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Data sources

Description Source
Private rent inflation Shelter analysis of VOA private rental market statistics
Wages ASHE 2011 provisional results