landlords

Report reveals how landlords discriminate against flat-hunting foreigners
PROPERTY

Report reveals how landlords discriminate against flat-hunting foreigners

An investigation released on Thursday by Spiegel and Bayerischer Rundfunk has exposed how people with typical German names are more likely to be invited to an apartment viewing than someone with a foreign-sounding name.

Shy tenants take sting out of German rent controls
APARTMENTS

Shy tenants take sting out of German rent controls

With rents shooting up in Berlin, the government stepped in last year on the side of the tenant. But so far the measures haven’t worked.