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  4/7/2014, Nissan 7, 5774

NIS 160 Million for College Dormitories


Finance Minister Ya'ir Lapid and Chairman Manuel Trajtenberg of the Planning and Budget Committee of the Council for Higher Education announced, Sunday, that they will allocate 160 million shekels for the building of university dormitories.

Implementation of the national program is scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2015. The first phase is intended to provide space for 3,000 beds around the country with an emphasis on places where there is a housing shortage. The second phase is intended to provide space for another 2,000 beds.