1. ITV Report

Room rents in Bristol fifth highest in country

Renters in Bristol are paying an average of £540 each month for just a room. Credit: ITV News

Young renters in Bristol face spending more than a third of their income on just a bedroom.

A study from Hamptons International shows the average cost of a house-share in the city is more than £540 per month.

Housing development in Easton. Credit: ITV News

It makes Bristol the fifth most expensive place in the country for room rentals.

Tenants aged in their 20s typically spend around a third of their pre-tax incomes on private rent.