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  11/15/2011, Cheshvan 18, 5772

1,315 Dwelling Units for Ofakim

The Interior Ministry announced, Tuesday, that its southern district council has approved the construction of 1,315 housing units for the town of Ofakim, subject to a seismic assessment. The figure includes 200 units intended for sheltered housing.

Interior Minister Eli Yishai welcomed the decision, explaining that it will help expand and strengthen the town and provide a solution to Israel's housing problem.