Half of big city households in Germany ‘spend over 30 percent of income on rent’

Half of big city households in Germany ‘spend over 30 percent of income on rent’

While the rental burden on households has dropped overall over the past two decades, people living in the major cities are still spending a big chunk of their income on rents - with the poorest among the hardest hit.

EXPLAINED: When can my landlord raise the rent in Germany?
FOR MEMBERS

EXPLAINED: When can my landlord raise the rent in Germany?

Berlin’s rental cap has ‘more than halved the size of market’

Berlin’s rental cap has ‘more than halved the size of market’

Airbnb drives up rents in Berlin, new study finds

Airbnb drives up rents in Berlin, new study finds

EXPLAINED: What’s happening to house prices and rents in Germany amid the coronavirus crisis?
FOR MEMBERS

EXPLAINED: What’s happening to house prices and rents in Germany amid the coronavirus crisis?

Housing in Germany: Here’s where rent prices are going up (and down)

Housing in Germany: Here’s where rent prices are going up (and down)

REVEALED: Where rent prices are falling in Germany
FOR MEMBERS

REVEALED: Where rent prices are falling in Germany

Bad news: Why rents in Germany will continue to rise in 2020

Bad news: Why rents in Germany will continue to rise in 2020

Berlin spends €1 billion to buy back public flats

Berlin spends €1 billion to buy back public flats

Germany’s top court sides with tenants in landmark rent control ruling

Germany’s top court sides with tenants in landmark rent control ruling

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

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

Berlin poised to freeze rent prices for five years

Berlin poised to freeze rent prices for five years

Berlin rents rise above record €10 per square metre

Berlin rents rise above record €10 per square metre

Sellers, not buyers, should pay brokerage fees: German justice minister

Sellers, not buyers, should pay brokerage fees: German justice minister

The complete guide to how you can (still) live cheaply in Berlin
FOR MEMBERS

The complete guide to how you can (still) live cheaply in Berlin

Study: Rising rents accelerating gap between rich and poor across Germany

Study: Rising rents accelerating gap between rich and poor across Germany

Berlin ‘considers’ banning foreign buyers to counter house price rises

Berlin ‘considers’ banning foreign buyers to counter house price rises

Berlin takes lead: 2 million affordable apartments lacking in Germany

Berlin takes lead: 2 million affordable apartments lacking in Germany

Flats more affordable as rents rise slower than salaries

Flats more affordable as rents rise slower than salaries

Shy tenants take sting out of German rent controls

Shy tenants take sting out of German rent controls

New rent map shows cost of life in Munich

New rent map shows cost of life in Munich

Use this map to find Berlin’s cheapest rent

Use this map to find Berlin’s cheapest rent

Study: Rent prices jumped after cap law

Study: Rent prices jumped after cap law

Germany’s estate agents plan strike action

Germany’s estate agents plan strike action

Germany ‘normalizes’ as house prices rise

Germany ‘normalizes’ as house prices rise

Is rent in Germany too expensive?

Is rent in Germany too expensive?

Woman dies two days after forced eviction

Woman dies two days after forced eviction

New rent rules ‘weighted against tenants’

New rent rules ‘weighted against tenants’

Anti-gentrification protesters disrupt Berlin luxury property tour

Anti-gentrification protesters disrupt Berlin luxury property tour

Activists agitate against rising Berlin rents and gentrification

Activists agitate against rising Berlin rents and gentrification

Berliners strip naked to protest rising rents

Berliners strip naked to protest rising rents

High rents threaten thousands of retailers

High rents threaten thousands of retailers

Financial crisis could raise rents

Financial crisis could raise rents