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  7/26/2011, Tammuz 24, 5771

‘Housing Crisis' Marks Beginning of Election Campaign

The “housing crisis” heralds early elections as Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu provides solutions and the Israeli media encourage a campaign blaming him. The cost of homes in Israel has risen continually for decades, and bureaucratic agencies have maintained a shortage of land and housing to favor builders.