11 Mar 2020

Regulating housing cost and its impact: Berlin's new rent control policy

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by Indraneel Karlekar, Ph.D., Senior Managing Director, Global Research & Strategy

As affordability becomes increasingly challenging in many cities globally, many local governments are looking for strategies to regulate rent growth as a way in controlling housing cost. This piece discusses the new policy passed in Berlin and the impact it has had on the housing market and other investment and environmental initiatives.