How a cryptic letter from your Berlin landlord could save hundreds in rent
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How a cryptic letter from your Berlin landlord could save hundreds in rent

If you rent an apartment in Berlin, you should have received a letter from your landlord in recent weeks. We spoke to an expert who tells us why it's the key to dropping your rent.

‘We fear rising rent prices’: Berliners protest against planned Amazon offices

‘We fear rising rent prices’: Berliners protest against planned Amazon offices

‘We’re setting a clear stop sign’: Berlin passes five-year rent freeze law

‘We’re setting a clear stop sign’: Berlin passes five-year rent freeze law

‘Louder, more crowded and more dangerous’: How locals think Berlin has changed since the fall of the wall

‘Louder, more crowded and more dangerous’: How locals think Berlin has changed since the fall of the wall

Berlin spends €1 billion to buy back public flats

Berlin spends €1 billion to buy back public flats

Berlin seeks to keep rents down on commercial properties to save small shops

Berlin seeks to keep rents down on commercial properties to save small shops

200,000 ‘affordable homes’ needed per year to fight homelessness in Germany

200,000 ‘affordable homes’ needed per year to fight homelessness in Germany

Why Berlin is buying back nearly 700 apartments on its historic Karl-Marx-Allee

Why Berlin is buying back nearly 700 apartments on its historic Karl-Marx-Allee

Artists battle expulsion as rents spike in Berlin

Artists battle expulsion as rents spike in Berlin

Berlin opts to freeze rental prices for five years

Berlin opts to freeze rental prices for five years

Berlin poised to freeze rent prices for five years

Berlin poised to freeze rent prices for five years

More than a corner store: Spätis struggle for survival in a changing Berlin
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More than a corner store: Spätis struggle for survival in a changing Berlin

Google shelves plans to open campus in Berlin Kreuzberg

Google shelves plans to open campus in Berlin Kreuzberg

Protesters occupy apartments in Berlin in outcry over rising rent prices

Protesters occupy apartments in Berlin in outcry over rising rent prices

‘Berlin is dying’: Protests as police clear one of capital’s few remaining squats

‘Berlin is dying’: Protests as police clear one of capital’s few remaining squats

123 police injured in Berlin anti-gentrification protest

123 police injured in Berlin anti-gentrification protest

Police calm hipster frenzy at Berlin vegan restaurant

Police calm hipster frenzy at Berlin vegan restaurant

Berlin growing twice as fast as expected

Berlin growing twice as fast as expected

Berlin’s unwanted migrants see funny side

Berlin’s unwanted migrants see funny side

World-famous Berlin street art blacked out

World-famous Berlin street art blacked out

US company buys Berlin squat for €150m

US company buys Berlin squat for €150m

Berlin seniors battle Swedish property giant

Berlin seniors battle Swedish property giant

Berlin to ban luxury flat renovations

Berlin to ban luxury flat renovations

Germany ‘normalizes’ as house prices rise

Germany ‘normalizes’ as house prices rise

Berlin to ban holiday lets in city centre

Berlin to ban holiday lets in city centre

Hot ice-cream shop hikes prices to deter custom

Hot ice-cream shop hikes prices to deter custom

‘All Berliners should be standing here today’

‘All Berliners should be standing here today’

Protesters block Berlin Wall gallery demolition

Protesters block Berlin Wall gallery demolition

Berlin Wall to be torn down for luxury flats

Berlin Wall to be torn down for luxury flats

English uni would attract best brains to Berlin

English uni would attract best brains to Berlin

Thierse welcomes Swabians after hate mail

Thierse welcomes Swabians after hate mail

Thierse ‘drags Berlin debate to a new low’

Thierse ‘drags Berlin debate to a new low’

Berlin neighbourhood fights gentrification

Berlin neighbourhood fights gentrification

New rent rules ‘weighted against tenants’

New rent rules ‘weighted against tenants’

Thierse laments Swabian invasion of Berlin

Thierse laments Swabian invasion of Berlin

Struggling with Berlin’s artsy hype

Struggling with Berlin’s artsy hype

Free artists evicted from Berlin city centre icon

Free artists evicted from Berlin city centre icon

Gritty Reeperbahn faces growing gentrification

Gritty Reeperbahn faces growing gentrification

Activists agitate against rising Berlin rents and gentrification

Activists agitate against rising Berlin rents and gentrification

Dozens arrested as leftists battle police

Dozens arrested as leftists battle police

Former squat eviction sparks violent protest

Former squat eviction sparks violent protest

Residents of former squat square up for forced eviction

Residents of former squat square up for forced eviction

Leftists called upon to attack tourism

Leftists called upon to attack tourism