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Gov't to subsidize urban renewal homes in high-demand areas

The Housing and Construction Ministry hopes that some 30,000 new apartments will become available in high-demand areas.

By HILIT YANAI-LEVISON/GLOBES/TNS
02/02/2022

Israeli housing purchase tax exemption threshold rises

The purchase tax exemption threshold applicable from January 16, 2022 to January 15, 2023 has been raised to NIS 1,805,545 from NIS 1,747,865.

By GLOBES/TNS
18/01/2022

Tenufa Bakehila 'sparks light' in darkened homes

Tenufa Bakehila is dedicated to rebuilding the lives of families whose living conditions are reprehensible and unsafe.

By ELISHEVA WADLER
27/11/2021

Givat Amal residents evicted from homes after 16-year legal battle

In 2018, a court ruled that the residents of the Tel Aviv neighborhood living there illegally but nevertheless, the decision to evict the remaining residents was not overturned

Forced evacuations from public housing to be suspended - Elkin

Construction and Housing Minister Ze'ev Elkin announced on Monday a new committee will determine criteria for forced evictions of squatters, which will be halted in the meantime.

  INTERIOR MINISTER Ayelet Shaked, Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman and Construction and Housing Mi

New Israeli housing plan to shutter Airbnbs, raise purchase tax

The plan focuses on three goals: investments in increasing the housing supply, structural changes to the market and short-term tactics to cool down demand and increase supply in the housing market

31/10/2021

Housing Ministry looks to double settler population in Jordan Valley

Government officials have so far consistently denied US pressure to halt building plans in the region.

Real estate market

Israeli home prices up 9.2% over past year

Economists are generally in agreement that housing prices will continue to rise in the coming years, due to high demand and the lack of supply in the housing market.

17/10/2021

Jerusalem is a city of inspiration and innovation – Mayor Moshe Lion

"Jerusalem is the beating heart of the Jewish people, and I intend to make sure that our heart stays healthy and goes from strength to strength."

Israel's first senior co-housing initiative

Eight years ago, as four American-Israeli couples watched their own parents age without a plan, they started looking for an affordable cooperative housing model for themselves and friends.

By IDELE ROSS
19/09/2021
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