“Poor, but sexy” Berlin was famous for its cheap rents, but these days, the capital city is the second most expensive in Germany and among the 50 priciest in the world. Host Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson explores Berlin’s residential crisis brought on by a shortage of housing and inflation and what cities in Europe may offer a solution with guests:
Barbara Steenbergen, head of the EU liaison office of the International Union of Tenants;
Wibke Werner, deputy manager of the Berlin Tenants’ Union;
Kalle Kunkel; housing rights activist with the campaign Expropriate Deutsche Wohnen and Co.;
TV and newspaper journalist Erik Kirschbaum.
This show was produced by Dina Elsayed.