As a result rentals have nearly doubled in price. Beitar has the youngest population in Israel. About 70% are under 18 years of age. It is a city of young couples on very limited income. In fact, all the places that are under this anti-Jewish decree are places that young couples, primarily religious ones, are moving to. Har Homah is another place that is under this ant-Jewish decree.
719 Adar Bet 5768, 26 March 08 07:40
UTJ MK: De Facto Building Freeze in Betar Illit
(IsraelNN.com) The NU/NRP and UTJ factions submitted a no-confidence measure against the government Wednesday, in view of the ongoing building freeze in Betar Illit.
The factions claimed that "despite the government's announcement that there was no building freeze in Betar Illit, it turns out that on the ground, no building permits are issued in the city. A government with this policy does not deserve confidence."
MK Yakov Cohen told Arutz 7 that the prime minister is using deceptive tactics with regard to his commitments to the Americans and "covering his deeds with a heavy fog."