Sympathetic, says professor Nils Kok on points plan against sky-high rents

More middle-income people should be able to live in the city. That is why Minister Hugo de Jonge (Wonen) is this week coming up with a new regulation plan: the government will no longer leave rents up to 1,000 euros per month to the game of supply and demand.

Nils Kok, Professor of Real Estate Finance at Maastricht University, finds De Jonge's plan "sympathetic". But in the future, we may have to learn to use the space we have in the Netherlands differently, he thinks.

Read more via NOS (in Dutch)

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