Japanese authorities say they’re ready to rent Tokyo’s apartments to foreign buyers

Tokyo has offered to rent apartments in its downtown core to foreign investors, a move aimed at helping revive a battered economy and reinvigorate a struggling manufacturing sector.Officials said the offer was made during a meeting on Monday with foreign […]

Is renting a house in Japan really cheaper than renting a studio apartment?

By Tom Leighton The Economist • October 13, 2018 12:30:30 amI’ve been in Japan for more than a year now, and I’ve recently taken a look at what the average rent is in a number of cities.It’s always a shock […]

‘We need to do something’: The Netherlands is looking at a house rent freeze, but what will it cost?

A house rent hike could hit the Dutch housing market, the country’s biggest housing provider Nederlandse Veritas has warned, with the government looking at introducing a measure that could cost up to 20 percent of household incomes.The country’s housing authority […]