Housing: when inflation makes rents more expensive – economy

By Thomas Öchsner, Munich

2.3% – that’s how much the cost of living in Germany increased in June. In May, the increase compared to May 2020 reached 2.5%, which, according to the Federal Statistical Office, was the highest level in almost ten years. Above all, the sharp rise in heating energy and fuel prices is currently fueling inflation. It’s not just fuel that costs more. Some landlords might now have the idea of ​​increasing the rent due to the increase in the inflation rate if a so-called indexed rent has been agreed. Where Renters Expect Landlords To Meet – The Most Important Questions And Answers.

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