Tel Aviv to build affordable housing for Jaffa’s Arab residents

28.02.2011                      24.Adar l, 5771

Tel Aviv:

Tel Aviv to build affordable housing for Jaffa's Arab residents

Jaffa currently has 46,000 residents, of whom 17,000 are Arab. Many Arab residents believe municipality officials have been pressuring them to leave Jaffa.

The Tel Aviv-Jaffa municipality is planning to build affordable housing exclusively for Jaffa's Arab residents, in order to send the community a clear message that city hall supports it.
Municipal officials have met with representatives of the Israel Lands Administration, the Housing and Construction Ministry and the attorney general several times in recent months….