Berlin (dpa) - After months of discussions, the Berlin Senate wants to bring a nationwide unique Mietendeckel on the way. Because housing costs in the capital have risen sharply in recent years, Red-Red-Green wants to freeze rents for five years. This will apply to 1.5 million homes built before 2014. In addition, upper limits of a maximum of € 9.80 rent per square meter, which depend on the year of construction and equipment of the apartment and may not be exceeded in new lettings.