Photo Gallery: Germany's Self-Made Housing Crunch
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Photo Gallery: Germany's Self-Made Housing Crunch

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Squeezed Out Rocketing Rents Become Election Issue in Germany

The exploding costs and dwindling supply of urban housing are slowly pushing Germans of average means out of the cities. As September's national election approaches, politicians are jockeying to find viable solutions to a problem they helped create.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan