07.08.2011 07.Aw-Elul, 5771
Municipality expediting construction of 69 apartments in south Tel Aviv in wake of housing protests; project planner says it 'will allow the middle class to buy an apartment at a reasonable price.'
The Tel Aviv Municipality is scheduled in two weeks to publish its first tender for the construction of affordable housing. The project is slated to be built on a four-dunam (1-acre ) plot of municipal land in the Shapira neighborhood, a disadvantaged area of south Tel Aviv.
The project consists of 69 apartments, about two-thirds of which are to be allocated for people who meet certain criteria having to do with Tel Aviv residency and maximum income….