Of the 12 district capitals with representative samples, house prices for rent rose in 8 cities, with Viana do Castelo (12.1%) leading the list. Next on the list are Faro (7.1%), Funchal (5.8%), Coimbra (3%), Lisbon (2.9%), Setúbal (2.1%), Aveiro (1.7%) and Porto. (1.2%). In Castelo Branco, house rents remained stable during the month of July.
On the other hand, houses for rent were cheaper in July in three district capitals: Viseu (-6.7%), Leiria (-4.5%) and Braga (-1.7%).
Lisbon continues to be the city where it is most expensive to rent a house: 14.9 euros/m2. Porto (11.5 euros/m2) and Funchal (11 euros/m2) occupy the second and third places, respectively. Faro (9.7 euros/m2), Setúbal (8.8 euros/m2), Aveiro (8.6 euros/m2), Coimbra (7.5 euros/m2) and Viana do Castelo (6.8 euros/m2).