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Sublet Sagas: How Berlin’s housing crisis is driving residents to the edge

Berlin's grim housing situation has trapped some residents in a purgatory of temporary tenancy.

Thursday 15, June

New index puts Berlin rents above €7 per square metre

Ready for a rent hike? The new Berlin index sees rents climb above €7 per square metre […]

Wednesday 5, April

150-metre-long queue forms to view three bedroom flat in Charlottenburg

The apartment viewing in Charlottenburg had to be called off after an hour after a huge queue […]

Rental scams

Berlin’s housing scams revealed! Real scams and how to avoid them

With rents soaring, fraudsters are plaguing Berlin’s desperate flat seekers with elaborate scams. How do they operate […]

Gentrification

Uferhallen under threat: Can this artists’ space survive?

Rising real estate prices threaten both Wedding’s famed artistic studios and the sense of community in which […]

Politics

The politics of the rent cap

Joel Dullroy tells the story of the Mietendeckel, a random proposal that stumbled to success – almost […]

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