Private property groups have faced public criticism for raising rents while neglecting investments, making further privatisations politically difficult. Photo: Bloomberg Private property groups have faced public criticism for raising rents while neglecting investments, making further privatisations politically difficult. Photo: Bloomberg
Private property groups have faced public criticism for raising rents while neglecting investments, making further privatisations politically difficult. Photo: Bloomberg

Scarcity of affordable housing drives German deal frenzy

Affordable housing stock in Germany has been in short supply since a rash of privatisations in the early 2000s

Private property groups have faced public criticism for raising rents while neglecting investments, making further privatisations politically difficult. Photo: Bloomberg Private property groups have faced public criticism for raising rents while neglecting investments, making further privatisations politically difficult. Photo: Bloomberg
Private property groups have faced public criticism for raising rents while neglecting investments, making further privatisations politically difficult. Photo: Bloomberg
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