US News Scholz wants instant program for hundreds of thousands of new apartments
Scholz defends EU debt rules against criticism
Federal Finance Minister Olaf Scholz (SPD) has given a refusal of European debt rules. Scholz said on Friday on the verge of discussions of EU finance ministers in the Slovenian Crane, the stability rules would have been "their practice test" in the Corona crisis, and their "flexibility" proved. "Of course, it's about preserving these good rules," he stressed.
SPD chancellor candidate OLAF Scholz wants to initiate the construction of hundreds of affordable apartments in Germany as the head of a new government. "Everywhere in Germany, we experience that favorable rental apartments are in short supply and that many can no longer fulfill the dream of home home," said Scholz the "Augsburger General". Among other things, in his five-point program, a renting moratorium and new approaches for charitable solutions are planned.
"Every second household in Germany's cities is entitled to a residential permit, which shows how many people do not earn little," said the SPD politician of the newspaper. So that rent and purchase prices increased less, 400,000 new apartments would have to be created throughout Germany, "including at least 100,000 publicly funded apartments," said Scholz. "That's not a witchwerk - we just have to want," he added.
Germany: Laschet Attack Scholz on its response to an inquiry
Germany-Politics: Germany: Laschet Attack Scholz on its reaction to an inquiry © Reuters / Wolfgang Rattay Germany: Laschet Attack Scholz on its reaction to an inquiry Berlin ( Reuters) - Armin Laschet, conservative candidate to the succession to the German Chancellor of Angela Merkel at the next election, asked for excuses to his social democratic rival Olaf Scholz for criticizing a survey for money laundering including searches. from his ministry.
"I want an alliance for living from federal government, countries and municipalities, housing companies, construction companies, as well as tenant and landlord associations." Under him as Chancellor, the Confederation will continue to promote social housing with investments.
Scholz referred to his experiences as Hamburg head of government. There he organized a "huge housing program". Therefore, he knew about the key role of municipalities.
concretely, the SPD's five-point program provides for the "Alliance for affordable apartments" a renting moratorium for tense residential markets. There the rents in the coming five years should "only little rise". The already existing rental price brake should be permanently committed and loopholes should be closed.
Second Round in TV Triple: Significant debate: Loading against red-green
at the first statement of green chancellor candidate Annalena Baerbock rumbles violently in the background. "Huppala, the studio already falls together," she says and can not be made of the concept. "I fight for a government under the leadership of the Greens," she says. Nevertheless, the second TV triple quickly turns to a dispute between the Chancellor's candidates of SPD and Union, Olaf Scholz and Armin Lashet.
In addition, the SPD wants to bear the cost of the CO2 pricing when heated by the landlords. After the previous regulation, the tenants pay alone; A division between both sides had failed at the Union fraction. Only a shift to the landlords creates an incentive for climate-friendly behavior, because only the owners can renovate energetically and install new heaters, "says now in the SPD concept.
In addition, the Social Democrats want to promote common good-oriented landlords and introduce "a new residential community". The last point is to support the municipalities "in their building land and floor policy". For this purpose, there are already various instruments that would have to be implemented by the countries.
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© INA FASSBENDER The leader of the Christian Democratic Union and candidate for Chancellery Armin Laschet, on the left, and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel Achieve a smile on stage at their campaign meeting in Aachen, in western Germany, on September 25, 2021, one day before the federal election.