London Renting Crisis: The struggle to find housing as prices across the capital skyrocket

London renters have told of their struggles to find a property with bidding wars, packed viewings, and constant rejections.The past three months have seen an annual rise of rental prices across the capital of 15.8%, according to Right Move, amid a scramble for flats.Some have even reported being required to have six months of rent available to secure a viewing.One affected renter, Alicia Leech, said she had to up her individual budget from £800 to £1,000 a month after all her and her friends’ offers for flats were so far rejected.