The new finance minister wants to flood the market with rental units, but his ideas are largely impractical and their potential impact on actual housing prices is unclear.
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A bill proposed by one of the leaders of the 2011 social-justice protests, now a Knesset lawmaker, poses a serious alternative to the Netanyahu government’s ineffectual housing policies.
What two unrelated viral images reveal about a moment of cultural and political transition in Tel Aviv.
When the person at fault in a traffic accident turns out to be the chief of police, different rules apply.
With city council set to vote on a $1.3 billion draft budget next week, the actual numbers have not yet been made public. Meanwhile, the mayor has banned residents from attending council meetings.
Or: How to win friends and serve the powerful by feeding free sludge to the masses.
The city’s new blueprint will not solve its major problems, but it will bring new hi-rises and business districts.
Community groups win a number of key changes to the city’s new urban master plan.
Policies which were considered hopelessly radical just a few weeks ago are now seen as not nearly radical enough.