Housing Ministry Publishes Tenders Forcing Planners to Build in West Bank

Tender requires firms to commit to projects both within Green Line and in West Bank; 'it’s clear that there’s a political intent,' says one planner.

Leading construction planning companies are steering clear of a Housing and Construction Ministry tender for the initial planning of new neighborhoods, both within the Green Line and across it. Participation in the tender requires urban planners to commit to planning housing projects in the West Bank.