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Across Europe, Inequality Hangs Over Housing Issues

European Views | Across Europe, real estate markets which were already daunting for lower-income buyers – like Germany or Portugal – are set to become even more gruelling because of new economic stresses caused by the pandemic. 40% of young people in Europe who are at risk of poverty consider prohibitive housing costs, one of the chief contributors to their plight, while a similar percentage of low-income earners already struggle with overcrowded living situations.