Berlin: People Shouldn’t Have to Spend More Than a Third of Their Income on Rent
The city’s new public-housing rule aims to prevent low earners from being priced out.
In turn, more influential, politically enfranchised middle-class residents fear for their own housing security. Judging by the cross-party coalition on this vote (only The Left and the Pirate Party voted against—for not going far enough), there’s consensus around the idea. If you want general affordability, you have to start at the bottom of the ladder.
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