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People and Politics

Resistance to New Housing amid Shortages

Germany's urban centers are facing a growing housing shortage. One reason is too little new housing in the pipeline. In addition, grass-roots resistance will often stop plans before they get off the drawing board. The government is caught in the middle. The only ones who profit are the landlords, who can continue to raise rents as housing becomes increasingly scarce.

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