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Against a background of increased housing pressure across Germany, the extension of the review period for the calculation of local comparable residential rents (the Mietspiegel) has been attracting heavy criticism of the proposed reform measures. Read more

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Mietpreisbremse

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Germany’s SPD party is pushing for a 12-step ‘Mietenstopp’ to cap residential rent hikes in the country, in a move it is hoping will curb excessive rental increases following the abject failure of the Mietpreisbremse, or rental brake law. Read more

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