January 30, 2020 / 11:45 AM / a month ago

Berlin state legislature approves rent freeze bill

BERLIN, Jan 30 (Reuters) - The Berlin city legislature approved on Thursday legislation that freezes rents in the German capital for five years, parliament said on its website.

Passage of the law, which was also reported by local RBB broadcaster, means the freeze comes into effect immediately.

Writing by Joseph Nasr; editing by Thomas Seythal

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