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  8/1/2011, Av 1, 5771

15,000 Dwelling Units Approved in Last Two Months


Interior Minister Eli Yishai presented figures, on Monday, that show 15,000 housing units were approved by local planning councils around the country in the last two months. Addressing an emergency meeting of ministry officials with local government leaders, Yishai said that more than 7,400 of them were approved for the area in and around Tel Aviv, more than 2,900 in Jerusalem, almost 2,400 in Haifa and 2,500 in the southern part of the country.

Some of the dwellings have received final approval and are waiting to be marketed, while others are nearing final approval.