Housing is a human right to housing at affordable prices is one of the most important requirements of a policy. And politics is supposed to be for the people. Which brings us to the rental price brake. Which was introduced in June 2015. In the case of new lettings, the landlord may not require more than ten percent above the local comparative rent. Federal Minister of justice Katarina Barley (SPD) wants to extend the next year, expiring at the end of regulation. May be their effect is small - two to four per cent, he is after all. In the case of a rent of 2000 Euro, 40 to 80 Euro. It's better than nothing. Nevertheless, it is the average earners can hardly afford to rent a new apartment. Eating too much of the net income that more than 27 percent. The rental price brake is also not applicable nationwide, in seven Federal States. The countries can identify areas where the housing market is tight and where, therefore, the rental price brake should engage. The necessary legal regulations but only until the 31. December 2020, to be adopted. Barley wants to extend this period to five years.
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Overall, it must be improved, for example, exceptions from the law underline, penalties for violations, to introduce. And in order to improve the Situation in the cities, is more new, and more social housing is needed. For this, municipalities should come easier to land.More about
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A Problem with the coalition partners CDU/CSU: the calculation of the Rent index. They are the basis for rent increases. Currently, the contracts for the past four years to determine the amount of the Rent index. A social Democrat, Barley wants to extend the period of six years. Which limits rent increases opportunities for the owner. The Union is critical, it is afraid that the interest in investing in the housing market will suffer. In the spring of the judiciary will submit to the Minister a draft of the rental price brake. Then it will show whether your policy the claim is to be there for people.