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        4/29/2013, Iyar 19, 5773

      Accelerated Housing Committees Extended 8 Months


      The Interior and Environmental Protection Committee of the Knesset voted, Monday, to extend the committees for accelerated housing construction by eight months.

      Deputy Interior Minister Fania Kirshenbaum told the committee that the committees for accelerated housing only affect planning and that anyone who thinks they are a solution to the housing shortage is mistaken and misleading. She said complete reform is needed, which will take all hurdles into account, including infrastructure, transportation and sanitation