In Urban Centres, the Construction Sector Will Benefit Most from this New Scheme

Questions & Answers

Dr. Carolin Schmidt works at the ZEW’s Research Department “International Finance and Financial Markets”.

Following many months of negotiations, Germany’s coalition government has decided to introduce a new housing subsidy scheme, known as “Baukindergeld”. This is a government subsidy primarily targeted at young families wanting to own their own home. Dr. Carolin Schmidt, real estate expert and researcher in the ZEW Research Department “International Finance and Financial Management” answers some key questions about the new subsidy scheme.