Average rents in Germany have risen by more than ten percent since 2015. In cities with over 100,000 inhabitants, tenants pay an additional 30 percent more on average than in small towns and rural communities. As a result, many families live in overcrowded homes. The children share a room, the parents work in the kitchen or sleep on a sofa bed in the living room. Move? Unthinkable with the prices that are called for tenants.
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