According to the office of planning at the Ministry of interior, in 2015, Israel approved the construction of approximately 99.5 thousand housing units.
It is more than 50% higher than in 2014, when it approved the construction of about 63.5 thousand apartments, said the newspaper «calcalist».
In the tel Aviv district approved the construction of the largest number of apartments, over 25 thousand. This is followed by South and Central districts, in each of which this number exceeded 20 thousand.
Earlier, the Minister of Finance and Chairman of the government office for the construction of Moshe Kahlon presented the preliminary results of the 2015 Israeli in the housing industry.
According to Kahlon, last year the Department of land resources and the Ministry of construction has issued tenders for the sale of land for the construction of 44.248 housing units, according to the newspaper «Globes».
However, not all the tenders were successful, and in fact was sold the land for the construction of apartments 30.635 that corresponds to the index of 2014.
— Sale, purchase and rent housing in Israel