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Egypt’s battle over buildings: The government takes on informal housing
Mohamed Tarek | In May, Sisi spoke in no uncertain terms and called for informal buildings to be razed to the ground
Sisi seems to reverse position on local council elections, speaker blames ‘deep state’ for delay of bill in Parliament
The delay may point to a power struggle between security and intelligence agencies, sources say.
The new administrative capital: Outside the state budget or outside public accountability?
Beesan Kassab | The project’s finances are not subject to any public oversight or accountability
Housing minister sentenced for failing to uphold judicial verdict
Jano Charbel | Will Housing Minister Mostafa Madbuly be the latest in a slew of officials to dodge these charges?
Development ‘alternatives’ raise fear of forced relocation from Maspero Triangle
Mostafa Mohie and Waad Ahmed | Maspero Triangle residents fear state plans to develop the area will force them to “self-relocate”
Ministry announces more plans to solve Egypt’s urban housing crises
Robert Barron | Egyptian Housing Minister Mostafa Madbuly announced on Sunday that the government will invest LE10 billion
Egypt’s new capital: A city for investments or for alleviating overpopulation?
Mostafa Mohie | After Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb announced plans to build The Capital Cairo at Egypt’s economic
 
Opinion
Kareem Ibrahim
Urbanization, informal areas and the new Cabinet
Since the mid-1990s, the Egyptian government has adopted neoliberal economic policies, reflected in real
Yahia Shawkat
How rent could solve the housing problem
In a previous article I pointed out four main challenges for the housing minister in providing adequate
 
 
News
State Council adjourns Warraq residents’ lawsuit to January 26
Mubarak-era housing minister gets 3 years prison for corrupt real estate deals
EIPR: Housing policies fail to benefit the poor
In Greater Cairo, 40 percent live in informal housing
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