Demonstrators protest against last Friday’s housing summit on rising rents and a shortage of affordable housing in front of the Chancellery in Berlin. Photo: Reuters Demonstrators protest against last Friday’s housing summit on rising rents and a shortage of affordable housing in front of the Chancellery in Berlin. Photo: Reuters
Demonstrators protest against last Friday’s housing summit on rising rents and a shortage of affordable housing in front of the Chancellery in Berlin. Photo: Reuters

Germany pledges more housing benefits to low-income earners as property prices rise

The federal government is criticised for failing to provide adequate homes for needy citizens; grass-roots organisations estimate €6b needed annually to build social housing

Topic |   International Property
Demonstrators protest against last Friday’s housing summit on rising rents and a shortage of affordable housing in front of the Chancellery in Berlin. Photo: Reuters Demonstrators protest against last Friday’s housing summit on rising rents and a shortage of affordable housing in front of the Chancellery in Berlin. Photo: Reuters
Demonstrators protest against last Friday’s housing summit on rising rents and a shortage of affordable housing in front of the Chancellery in Berlin. Photo: Reuters
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