Review the history of domestic architecture through the millenia. Our ancestors huddled in caves. Nowadays, many of us are tenants in large housing complexes. All too often, rents and property prices are out of control. How did it come to this?
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Despite the pandemic-induced global recession, house prices in major markets globally continue to rise. Many fear the market may be heading for a fall when stimulus packages launched by governments end later this year.
Brand new luxury condominiums are springing up across the capital Phnom Penh, but the average Cambodian cannot afford to live in them. This has increased dependency on foreign investors. Ate Hoekstra reports.
The long-time residents of Berlin bar Syndikat face eviction after an intense campaign of opposition. The story of the small bar and its billionaire owners shines a light on Berlin's increasingly fraught property scene.
Berlin's brand-new rent freeze (and cap) is hardly unique among cities with pressured housing markets. But while other cities have stricter laws, Berlin's new rent control has some more unique protections.
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