Report: Israeli Landlords Cleaning Up as Rents JumpHousing sales are down in Israel, because of high prices and anticipation of the zero-VAT purchase plan - but rents are sky-high
Tourism Minister: Make Gaza Belt VAT-FreeMinister Uzi Landau suggests that residents, businesses within 40 km of Gaza receive benefit for one year.
Hareidi MK Threatens 'Apartheid' Israel with Intifada'If you have no respect for Torah, respect the Arab rebellion' threatens Eichler, in vitriol on Lapid's VAT housing law benefiting soldiers.
Officials: Lapid's VAT Plan Illegal, InflationaryLegal experts, as well as the head of the Bank of Israel, criticized Yair Lapid's VAT exemption plan for first-time homebuyers.
Ministers Give Nod to Lapid VAT BillThe Ministerial Law Committee approved for legislation the law that would slash VAT costs for first-time home buyers.
Ministers Agree on VAT-Free HousingHousing and Finance ministers agree on landmark bill to eliminate VAT for first-time home-buyers, but not everyone is happy.
Ariel: Lapid VAT Exemption Plan Won't Get Out of CommitteeHousing Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) slammed Yair Lapid's plans to 'accommodate' haredi and Arab Israelis in his VAT exemption plan.
Southern Residents: Lapid's VAT Plan Will Kill Our CommunitiesResidents of peripheral areas said that Yair Lapid's plan to eliminate VAT payments for home-buyers would ruin their own communities.
MK Eichler: Investigate Lapid for 'Hate Crimes'Hareidi MK attacks Finance Minister Yair Lapid, saying that he is 'guilty of hate crimes against haredi Israelis.'
Hareidi, Arab Homebuyers to Get Reduced VAT ExemptionLapid modifies plan exempting first-time homebuyers from VAT payments to include those who don't serve in IDF - will it pass courts?