Brussels, (Brussels Morning)- In order to keep rising rents in check, State Secretary Nawal Ben Hamou (PS) put a proposal on the ministerial table on Thursday in which energy prices are not included in the rent index,(as reported by BRUZZ). In this way, tenants are not twice the victims of rising prices. But the proposal has encountered opposition from the coalition partners.
Tenants feel the rising lifespan twice: via the energy bill and via the higher rent, which rises along with the health index, in which those energy prices are calculated.
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