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      Archive: 1/25/2012

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        1/25/2012, Shevat 1, 5772

      New Calls for Rent Subsidy for Working Middle Class

      The Yisrael Beiteinu Party argued against a presentation by Housing Minister Ariel Atias (Shas Party) on eligibility for housing subsidies.  Members of the Knesset from the Yisrael Beiteinu said that preference should be given to working couples. MK Faina Kirshenbaum stated "The middle-class should give a chance for affordable housing too."