According to a survey conducted by the Youth centre of the municipality of tel Aviv, 40% of owners of apartments, rental properties in major cities, over the past year raised the price of rent. The survey was conducted among tenants in tel Aviv, Beersheba and Jerusalem.
35% of respondents reported that the owners of the apartment demanded from them to pay for repairs that, according to the terms of the lease were to be paid by the property owner.
In 85% of cases the owners have not agreed to enter into a lease agreement for a period of more than one year.
14% of respondents were forced to pay for the services of a broker when finding an apartment.
5.5% of respondents at the conclusion of the lease had to pay for a lawyer, representing the interests of the property owner.