Rents in Beijing (pictured above) have soared 10 per cent so far this year. Photo: AFP
Rents in Beijing (pictured above) have soared 10 per cent so far this year. Photo: AFP

Beijing’s lessors cave in to public pressure, adding more flats for leasing as home rents rise

Heated debate leads to finger-pointing at property operators, prompting them to pledge to add 120,000 units in China’s capital city.

Rents in Beijing (pictured above) have soared 10 per cent so far this year. Photo: AFP
Rents in Beijing (pictured above) have soared 10 per cent so far this year. Photo: AFP
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