Demand is growing for house rentals across the UK.
Landlords are increasing slowly to meet new demand.
Tenant demand across 22 major UK cities is currently higher for houses compared to flats or apartments, according to research.
The research looked at what proportion of rental properties is being snapped up by tenants and how demand differed between property types.
The analysis shows that demand for houses is currently at 29% while demand for flats and apartments averages 26%.
Belfast is home to the highest demand for houses at 69%, with Glasgow (59%), Portsmouth (49%), Sheffield (30%) and Cardiff (27%) also ranking with the highest tenant demand for houses.
Demand for rental houses was also higher than flats in Oxford, Newcastle, Cambridge, London, Leicester, Edinburgh and Aberdeen.