City taxes hiked up to pay for urban renewal projects after Interior Ministry fails to implement discounts passed by lawmakers two years ago
Israel housing protest
Figures show 22% drop in new-home sales in the first half. Both housing starts, supply of unsold homes are falling
Urban renewal program will not add as many homes in strategic areas as had been anticipated and prices are expected to keep rising
While tourists enjoy bargain rates local residents suffer noise and traffic
Analysts say tax on multiple-home owners won’t survive repeat vote in the Knesset - and if it goes down, prices will go up
The prime minister told an audience in northern Israel last week that he always asks other world leaders about their country’s real estate market, showing just how out of touch he is with his own citizens.
Property Appraisers Association report mimics government survey that finance minister has barred from publication.
Do those who say they will vote for Yair Lapid realize what he represents?
'It’s dangerous for all the young people to concentrate in the "state of Tel Aviv,"' says organizer of new movement. 'It’s a bit pretentious, but we can call it 'pioneering.'
In interview with TheMarker, finance minister won’t say he’s seeking lower home prices, emphasizes a return to normalcy.