State of Housing Rights in Germany

Only four regions have a right to housing enshrined in their state constitutions: Bavaria, Bremen, Berlin and Brandenburg. However, the right to housing is established by regulation throughout the country. Since the Mid-1990s, the Social Code stipulates that all persons who are at risk of losing their homes are entitled to assistance: either in form of loans or allowances for rental debts. Policy laws of the Bundesländer (regional... More