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‘My flat is now a commodity’: Berlin to vote on seizing rental properties

7 mins | Aug 18, 2021
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Could it work? A radical campaign is urging Berlin’s government to confiscate properties from Germany’s biggest publicly listed residential landlords, with campaigners accusing them of squeezing out lower-income, long-term residents through poor maintenance and increasing rents. Erika Solomon and George Hammond reveal how this could set a precedent for other cities with high rents.
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