Germany: Podcast – A look at Germany’s growing housing shortage

Affordable housing in German cities is increasingly hard to find. What went wrong and can it be fixed?

Host Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson talks with Berlin housing activist Thomas McGath of Expropriate Deutsche Wohnen und Co; Barbara Steenbergen, head of the EU Liaison Office of the International Union of Tenants and Konstantin Kholodilin, senior economist at the German Institute for Economic Research.

Also featuring commentary by Berlin MP Iris Spranger (SPD).

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