It’s not a housing crisis

The speed and scope of planning in Israel is not keeping pace with rapid population growth and economic development.

IT’S A PLANNING CRISIS

New neighborhoods are changing the landscape through the government’s accelerated ‘60,000 homes per year’ program. But planners are not addressing the public’s basic needs for quality of life, a safe environment, and a way to get to work.

 

Experts believe that most of Israel in 2048 will be as built-up as Manhattan or London, the difference being that Israel’s land resources will be insufficient to satisfy the basic human need for green open spaces peace and recreation.

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