housing prices

Israel's housing market is waking up

An increase in the volume of mortgages taken up by the public in recent months is a clear sign that the housing market is waking from its slumber

New housing units for couples in Jerusalem.
The day after - examining Israel's real estate woes

In 1989, some 75% of the population owned the property in which they lived. Today, the number has fallen to 65%.

Raul Srugo at The Jerusalem Post elections conference, April 3rd, 2019
Raul Srugo on the housing issue: We are marching toward the greatest crisis

Srugo said that if Israel does not deal with the housing crisis, “we are marching toward the greatest crisis that Israel will have seen since the establishment of the state.”

New housing spiked only in West Bank settlements and Tel Aviv in 2018

On a percentage basis, West Bank settlements also saw the largest spike in housing finishes, 28% compared to the 3% increase in 2018 the rest of the country.

Marching toward chaos?

Plans to build new housing in the city may create a degree of chaos.

New housing units for couples in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem to build apartments for young couples

There will be some commercial units included in the project as well.

Kulano MK Dr. Yifat Shasha Biton
Yifat Shasha Biton appointed Minister of Construction and Housing

She has introduced laws aimed at increasing the protection of the personal safety of infants and toddlers while serving as the chairwoman of the Committee on Children Rights.

Ze'ev Elkin
Elkin: E. J’lem Arabs can live in rest of city

"We must take moral responsibility. There is no sovereignty without responsibility," Elkin said.

Wall street
Middle Israel: The writing on Wall Street’s spires

Hardly seven years after religious fanatics punctured Manhattan’s fabled skyline, economic disease sprang from its financial bowels, challenging America’s economic vitality, sway and faith.

A laborer works on an apartment building under construction in the Har Homa neighborhood of Jerusale
Housing: Stops and starts

Roni Brik, president of the Israel Builders Association, believes that government policy with regard to the real estate industry is flawed.

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