Head of Tax Authority’s real estate unit says decision was made without considering effects on market or economy.
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After decades of leasing land to the government, the Greek Patriarchate's sale to a private, foreign buyer may signal inflated prices ahead for current residents.
But the Israel Lands Administration insists that it is at work to remove obstacles to building starts.
Preliminary zoning approval also given to demolish old-age home in the upscale Tel Aviv suburb.
Yesh Atid plan would hasten construction on agricultural land surrounding Israel's 15 largest cities by streamlining planning process.
Israel Prepares to Swear in New Coalition West Bank Settlement Leaders Seizing Control of Israel's Housing Policy
With ministerial appointments complete, it has become clear that the drive to fix the real estate market will be led by those who once at the forefront of the settlement movement.
The Habayit Hayehudi lawmaker is a bulldozer, associates say, but he has devoted his energy to the settler movement.
Sources say Haredi committee's 'premature' attempts to secure homes in northern city of Harish, near Wadi Ara, stalled construction.
In victory for secular activists, lands agency declares 12 applicants a cartel.
The state now says a 2011 law whose purpose was to promote the construction of low-cost homes lacks the authority to meet that goal.