Now he has dared the governing mayor Michael Müller. After a long Silence, he takes a stand for the people's decision, "Deutsche Wohnen expropriate" He also makes it clear that expropriation, no. So much of the market must be.
the Two arguments leads to Müller: the cost of The compensation. And that it does not help the tenants. Both is not true, of course.
as Everyone knows, local lives it better
Each tenant know: Who lives in a country of your own apartment, it must, at worst, two percent more rent to pay each year. Who lives privately, five per cent. Listed companies such as "Deutsche Wohnen" ask the legally Permissible of its tenants, belongs, as it were, to their "Constitution": or Else their shareholders would revolt. So the market is holding – "it's the economy stupid!"
Instead of expropriation will negotiate Müller prefer to use the German Living about a return of the houses of the purchase of its second Argument.daily mirror people for Free order
Opposition: "The social Democrats" are throwing tax money out
The Senate, which had sold these flats two decades ago for a few hundred DM per square meter. The Bad guess: Get Berlin unloved Contaminated sites in bad locations for the excessive purchase price back? The Opposition jeers with the mass buy-back of homes through the country. Only the social Democrats have misjudged the value of municipal property and sold it. Now get the social Democrats used "" also tax money, by buying it much too expensive.
Müller warns, by the way, even before the costs of the case. But the only snap shut in case of a nationalization of the German Housing and not in the buyback – the understand who of wool.
Sent to the Green play for time
Even if Müller presented his Position from the heading "market economy light" of the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung", the bourgeois camp he will not achieve this. The turns in Berlin, increasingly, the Greens, who also have to prove in this debate of political tact. The group in Berlin is more links-fundamental. Still, she holds back to go to the Convention, without hiding her sympathy for the people's initiative. This is to be expected from a coalition partner to the mood to explore, and then, with good reason, the conservative camp did not.
With some probability will support the Greens as the third coalition partner, the Left, the decision - before, however, the Civil the Fears prior to the General expropriation brand GDR-socialism.
The Left has no fear of contact does not know more
This fear of the Left. Not more. The new Generation, born long after the GDR-self-extinction and the fall of the wall, is not afraid of deep red theses. Especially as the growing gap between the Poor and the rich, "mini-jobbers" and the Manager even view moderate sociologists as a threat to social cohesion. Seen in this way, more space on the left edge.More about
housing market in Berlin Müller: are expropriations "not my policy"Alexander Fröhlich
As a public company comes as a "to pass the class enemy": The Germans are not a nation of shareholders. On the contrary, many have burned at the "people's share Telekom". Instead, a good mood is in the tenants city of Berlin against "the Possession", the landlord.