Germany’s biggest real estate company announces new round of rent increases

Germany’s largest housing company, Vonovia, has announced large rent increases and other real estate companies are expected to follow suit. For millions of families in Germany housing has already become unaffordable. Vonovia CEO Rolf Buch justified the announcement with rising inflation. “If inflation is permanently at 4 percent, rents in future will also have to … Read more

Campaign finance complaint filed in Rome state House race |

Another local candidate running for a Georgia General Assembly seat is facing a complaint connected with campaign finances. The state ethics commission was already looking into a complaint against state Senate District 52 candidate Jeff Lewis. It contends he has failed since 2012 to file required reports for his state House committee, which still has … Read more