If the policy is not quickly for affordable housing, the threat of "disintegration of society", warns the German tenants ' Association. He calls on the Federal government's radical reforms and a change in the Constitution.
The German tenants ' Association has spoken out in the face of rising Rents for a basic right to adequate and affordable Housing. To this end, he suggested Changes in the basic law and the constitutions of the länder. "Such a basic right would increase the value of the character of our Constitution and the social state of thoughts to clarify," said tenant Association President Franz-Georg Rips.
By the Federal government called the tenants ' Association in-depth reforms in the rental and housing policy. "Mere lip-service, such as 'build, build, build', and tenancy of micro-reforms are not enough," said Rips. The policy must act in a "finally", "otherwise, the collapse of the company, threatened, in particular in the large cities". Rent and Housing was "the social issue of our time."
For tenants Federal President Franz-Georg Rips, Rents and Housing "the social issue of our time".More social housing in the right locations
the Top priority should be the construction of new apartments, said Rips. However, the need to ensure that the urgently needed housing in the right locations, especially in the large cities and Metropolitan areas, to be built.
"We need affordable rental housing and more social housing, so that the new can actually be effective rental rate damping and also the normal earner back to an apartment in the city and can pay rent."
Rips welcomed, although the decision housing allowance increase to 1. January next year, could benefit from about 660,000 households. "But that is not enough. It is five before twelve."
must be in the rental price brake is made permanent and nationwide, without exceptions, calls Rips. He also recruited for the house owner the cost of land tax on the operation of the are allowed to kill the tenant.