Lapid presents plan for 150,000 long-term rent apartments

By NADAV SHEMER
June 12, 2012 19:43




Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid presented his party’s housing program Tuesday, pledging to build 150,000 apartments in 10 cities to be made available for long-term rent at two-thirds of today’s prices.

“I plead for the government to steal our idea,” Lapid said while presenting his plan at the Economix conference in Tel Aviv. “You are politicians, why wait for the elections and let us take all the credit for giving an entire generation somewhere to live. Steal our idea. Work can begin tomorrow.”

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