Affordable Housing for Tel Aviv

The Tel Aviv Municipality has approved a plan to create affordable housing units in the city, making it the first Israeli city to do so.

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March 29, 2010, 10:00 AM PDT

By Tim Halbur


Jesse Fox reports that the affordable housing will be targeted primarily at younger people.

Fox writes, "The program will focus mainly on providing long-term rental apartments. On city-owned land zoned for housing, new buildings will be required to include up to 25% affordable rental units. The city will also offer scholarships to students who are willing to live in run-down southern neighborhoods, like Neve Sha'anan."

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