Mietendeckel is dead. Long live the Mietpreisbremse. Okay, so the Mietendeckel got thrown out. So what? We all enjoyed a few months experiencing what it felt like to pay less. It felt good, right? And now it’s gone. Well, actually, no. There has been a rent control law in Berlin since 2015. It’s in the … Read more Berlin: Your Rent Is Illegally High. Let’s Fight Back.
Getting fired from a job might make you feel powerless, but luckily there are German laws to protect you. We’ve all been there… You’re fired. Personally, I’ve been affected twice by the infuriating machinations of Berlin’s startup culture. Countless friends have, too. And the idea of German laws, paperwork, bureaucracy and the Arbeitsamt offers little … Read more Been Fired in Berlin? You Might Be Owed Severance Pay
Cost of living in Hamburg has skyrocketed. You have a legal right to pay less rent. It’s called Mietpreisbremse The price of rent in Hamburg is a subject that comes up constantly. It’s a huge source of worry for those living in the city, with many finding themselves priced out of neighbourhoods that used to … Read more Hamburg: Your Rent Is Illegally High. Let’s Fight Back.
As the peasants rejoice and the fatcats ball their fists, we ask: is the Mietendeckel real? What does it mean for us? Whilst the idea of reduced rents and five years without rent increases sounds a dream – too good, right? – we ask lawyer, Berlin rent expert and founder of wenigermiete.de, Daniel Halmer, what’s … Read more Mietendeckel: Five Years’ Rent Freeze – What Just Happened?
Already 85+ of you have saved an average of 277€ a month in rent. Since we launched our campaign against illegally high rents with lawyers-turned-activists Wenigermiete.de in September 2017, more than 85 of you have saved an average of 277€ a month on your Berlin rents. That totals around 23.500€ a month in savings. 282.540€ … Read more Readers’ Rents Lowered €280.000+ and Counting
Here at Berlin Loves You, we’re fighting for cheaper Berlin rent for all. And we’ve already helped more than 100+ of our readers lower their rent. We spoke Lisa about how she saved over 113€ a month. In our previous article, Berlin: Your Rent Is Illegally High. Let’s Fight Back, we told you about the … Read more Lisa Slashed Her Berlin Rent By 113€ A Month. Here’s How