What Is Social Housing and How Is It Funded?

In Germany, social housing is the state-subsidized construction of apartments, especially for social groups who cannot meet their housing needs on the free housing market. In addition to the personal requirements that tenants must prove with the housing entitlement certificate, there is a maximum rent (“cost rent”), as regulated in the German Housing Binding Act

What Is the Building Land Decision?

On May 7, 2020, the city council set out the building land decision (in German: "Baulandbeschluss") for Frankfurt city developments. With it the City of Frankfurt is setting a framework for the development of future residential building land. As a result of the building land decision, uniform and transparent requirements for the development of residential