The German broadcast license fee (GEZ) has been restructured and since January 2013 has been known as the ARD ZDF Deutschlandradio fee collection service. A monthly fee of 17,50 Euro (as of 2015) is to be paid per apartment respectively household.
In the apartments brokered by us this fee is sometimes paid by the landlords and sometimes by the tenant themselves, or the tenant should register with the GEZ as the case may be. Should this not be mentioned in the rental contract you should contact your landlord. If you receive post from the GEZ, despite your landlord having already paid the fee, simply notify the fee collection service as the fee is only due once per apartment.