Tel Aviv capitulates on splitting apartments

02.08.2011                      02.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Tel Aviv capitulates on splitting apartments

Tel Aviv takes steps to lower rent including expediting already approved affordable housing projects.

The housing protest has prevailed over city hall: The Tel Aviv municipality will promote a working plan defining guidelines and conditions for splitting apartments, which had been anathema until now.
The plan calls for the city to recommend urban sections in which apartments can be split up and the tiny resulting dwellings rented out for limited durations, subject to minimal size requirements and housing quality….