Common Ground: Germany's growing housing shortage

Affordable housing in German cities is increasingly hard to find. What went wrong and can it be fixed? This week's Common Ground podcast.

Photo: Benjamin Pritzkuleit

Berlin-Every week, host Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson brings together prominent guests from all walks of life in the Common Ground podcast in cooperation with Berliner Zeitung English Edition. 

This week Soraya 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. The episode also features commentary by Berlin MP Iris Spranger (SPD). This show is produced by Dina Elsayed.

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