Average costs of accommodation
Due to its rural location, the cost of renting or buying a home in Herefordshire is relatively expensive when compared to some regions in the UK. Therefore it is important to consider whether you can afford to pay for accommodation as well as other living costs, which include gas, electricity, water, council tax, telephone bills, insurances, food and transport.
The figures below should act as a guide to the costs of housing in Herefordshire. The figures were accurate in December 2010, and serve only as a guideline to local purchase and rentable values.
|To Buy||1 bed flat||2 bed flat||2 bed property||3 bed property||4 bed property|
|Hereford city (north)||£82,900||£109,300||£123,000||£159,300||£189,300|
|To Rent (per month)||1 bed flat||2 bed flat||2 bed property||3 bed property||4 bed property|
|Hereford city (north)||£396||£501||£539||£619||£689|
Help with your rent
If you are on a low or zero income, you may be able to get financial assistance with your rent. You should seek advice from the local Citizens Advice Bureau on 0870 126 4091.