Rent control? Not in Israel
The issue of rent control was one of the most pressing during the social protests of 2011. Despite some attempts by Israeli MKs, not much has changed.
During the first week of July 2011, Daphni Leef posted an event in Facebook. Under the heading "Emergency situation - take a tent and make a point," she announced that she would erect a tent in Tel Aviv's Habima square on the night of July 14 to protest housing prices. An array of reasons brought hundreds of thousands of Israelis to participate in social protest demonstrations that summer, and the...
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