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Demand for housing rental in Kyiv in Sept for first time exceeds pre-war level – data from Bird

KYIV. Sept 21 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The number of applicants for apartment rental in Kyiv in September for the first time during the full-scale war exceeded pre-war figures, the press service of the LUN new buildings portal reported.

According to data from the apartment rental app Bird, as of September 20, the number of applicants for apartments rental has reached 120% of the pre-war level. A month ago, in mid-August, demand reached the February level, and in July it was 90%.

According to the press service of LUN, in September, housing prices halted growth compared to the previous month. The median price for renting a one-room apartment in Kyiv fixed at UAH 9,000 in September, which is the same as in August. In July, the figure was UAH 8,000, while at the end of February, the median price for renting one-room apartments was UAH 13,000 per month.

The median price for renting two-room apartments in September slightly decreased compared to August – from UAH 15,000 to UAH 14,000. In July this figure was UAH 12,500, before the war – UAH 21,600.

At the same time, the median price for renting three-room apartments decreased from UAH 24,900 in August to UAH 20,200 in September, which is the same as in July. Until February 24, such housing cost UAH 46,100.