Real Estate

Rent controls are becoming a highly divisive issue in Europe

0


In front of the criminal court in Moabit, supporters of a left-wing housing project in Köpenicker Straße protest against its eviction. A woman holds a sign with the English inscription “A roof or your head a basic human right”.

picture alliance | picture alliance | Getty Images

 LONDON — Rent controls are becoming increasingly popular in many European nations, but experts note that they rarely solve housing crises on their own and can even scare investors away.

Rent controls are government policies, whether on local or a national level, that aim to cap house price increases. They are intended to keep housing affordable, at least for the most vulnerable parts of a population. However,…



Source cnbc.com

0 0 votes
Article Rating

Ford says reservations for F-150 Lightning electric pickup top 120,000

Previous article

Qualcomm (QCOM) earnings Q3 2021

Next article

You may also like

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

More in Real Estate