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Germany: Tommy Schmidt moves into TINY house to protest Munich rental prices01:43

Germany: Tommy Schmidt moves into TINY house to protest Munich rental prices

Germany, Munich
May 11, 2015 at 11:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

Performance artist and copywriter Tommy Schmidt moved into a four square metre (43 square foot) garden house as a sign of protest against the rent prices in Munich, Monday. His new accommodation, which stands in the courtyard of his agency, consists of nothing more than a bed, dresser, carpet and a lamp.

Schmidt said finding a house is very difficult in Munich, with rent prices being too high for what you get. He said he saves 1,000 euros (1,115 USD) a month through his new way of living.

Munich is the most expensive city in Germany, with rent prices being around 15.20 euros (17 USD) per square metre.

Germany: Tommy Schmidt moves into TINY house to protest Munich rental prices01:43
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Performance artist and copywriter Tommy Schmidt moved into a four square metre (43 square foot) garden house as a sign of protest against the rent prices in Munich, Monday. His new accommodation, which stands in the courtyard of his agency, consists of nothing more than a bed, dresser, carpet and a lamp.

Schmidt said finding a house is very difficult in Munich, with rent prices being too high for what you get. He said he saves 1,000 euros (1,115 USD) a month through his new way of living.

Munich is the most expensive city in Germany, with rent prices being around 15.20 euros (17 USD) per square metre.

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