Copenhagen's mayor, Frank Jensen (S), put up to do away with the decades of housing policy in the capital.
It writes Politiken.
Since the 1990s, there has Copenhagen been a requirement in new buildings, which means that new homes on average to be 95 square meters.
But it puts Frank Jensen is now up to soften up, so half of the new construction may be less than 95 square meters.
Previously 25 percent of new construction obtained a derogation for the requirement.
- We need more smaller homes or very small homes, says Frank Jensen, Politiken.
Softening of the requirement is done as part of a plan to put the turbo on to increase the housing stock, so the prices of apartments, townhouses and houses are not running out of control.
at the same time, Frank Jensen, to target a greater number of homes to the growing number of copenhageners who live alone.
There will be built 60,000 new homes in Copenhagen in the period from 2019 to 2031 or an average of 5000 new year.
It will be able to keep the price increases at the national average, says an analysis carried out by the municipal economy department.
the Plans to bleed up 95-kvadratmeterkravet and keep up the momentum in housing construction in Copenhagen arouses joy in the transport, construction and housing minister Ole Birk Olesen (LA). He has been a sharp critic of housing policy in the capital.
- It is obvious really, that if you have rising prices, because the supply of housing does not keep up with the demand, so as to solve the problem by increasing the supply of housing, he says to Politiken.
It is largely pension companies, which, according to the lord mayor must be to lift new construction in Copenhagen.
Pensionsselskabet PKA, which has, among others, nurses, physiotherapists and social workers, as customers, have in recent years invested between 1 and 2 billion dollars in the housing, and a large part of the investments has fallen in Copenhagen.