the citizens of Berlin line (called on the part of citizens of Berlin at that time of the senate also „citizen of Berlin line of the reason “) is a regulation after which occupied houses in Berlin within 24 hours after becoming known occupation to vacate are. It developed 1981 and meanwhile also in other cities is similarly used.
due to increasing house occupations, particularly in Berlin cross mountain, developed the transition senate at that time under the governing mayor Hans-Jochen bird 1981 „the citizens of Berlin line of the reason “around the problem more purposefully against to work to be able. It meant that again occupied houses, places or dwellings in Berlin within 24 hours after becoming known occupation are to be vacated. Houses already occupied should be however only vacated, if the owner places charge and assures a brisk beginning of measures of reorganization.
After the elections of 10. May 1981 explained to the new CDU - senate under smelling pool of broadcasting corporations von Weizsäcker, the citizens of Berlin line resume and more consistently to use to want. On the explanation of the Ulrich Rastemborski of nine houses to vacate to want, those spent building senator occupy r/R the slogan „1 million damage to property per evacuation “. With the protests against the evacuation of the houses to 22. September died the demonstrator Klaus Jürgen Rattay. At the end of the yearly 1981 the Hausbesetzerbewegung dissolved gradually. By that in the meantime approximately 170 occupied houses in Berlin (1981) 78 was legalisiert by November 1984 by the conclusion of renting, purchase or leases, the remaining ones were vacated.
The citizens of Berlin line became likewise on the houses occupied in the context of the turn in east Berlin angewand. 1996 offended the first time against the citizens of Berlin line, as under the CDU Senator of the Interiors Jörg Schönbohm since 1990 an occupied house without judicial evacuation title on basis of the general safety and Ordngungsgesetztes (ASOG) were vacated. In the consequence „the protection was considered “by old occupations, nearly not more.