New publication: How the real estate successfully lobbied Austria’s new government.

I wrote a short piece on the reform plans for housing policy of Austria’s new coalition government. A comparison of the coalition agreement with the most recent press materials of the association of the real estate industry (Verband der Immobilienwirtschaft) shows how successful the industry did their lobbying. Many of their demands are included in the coalition agreement.┬áSome with a bit more adaption, some even word by word. My analysis was published on the blog Arbeit&Wirtschaft. I’m reposting it below.

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