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Regev noted that the faster a haredi community moves in to a city, the greater potential for societal tensions, because the original, non-haredi population has less time to adjust to the new reality.
What some people will do for love.
Plans to build new housing in the city may create a degree of chaos.
Bank of Israel governor says growth of low-employment groups and aging populace are a central challenge to Israel's long-term growth.
By NIV ELIS
Likud MK Regev says won't pass law without public housing component; Lapid argues that he can only solve some parts of the problem.
Plan would create fast-track for approving housing projects, cut out crucial regulation that would allow building in protected areas, SPNI argues.
Annual report says housing prices overvalued by 25%; there is a 20% probability of housing "bust," real estate could lose over a tenth its value.
If passed in 2nd and 3rd readings, will create a new institution to oversee planning.
Housing minister says he’s willing to spend billions to bring down real estate prices, which went up another 8% in past year.
Spokesman says families lack property rights, claims Tshuva being blackmailed.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Announcement comes 3 months after PM criticized for spending tens of thousands of shekels on water bills, scented candles, flowers.
By HERB KEINON
Gov't to spend NIS 2.2 billion on investments, at a loss
The area around the Montefiore Windmill, once home to the poor, is now prime real estate.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
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