Allison, Don, and Noah discuss Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon’s newly unveiled proposals to solve Israel’s housing crisis, which has seen apartment prices double in the past eight years, soaring beyond the reach of most Israelis.
The proposals include a variety of measures – from preventing people from holding onto apartments for investments, to importing foreign workers to build new apartments, to cutting out pesky environmental barriers to building fast and furious – all aimed at jimmying the free real estate markets. Do the proposals make sense?
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