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‘The hall is not with you’: Speaker Abdel Aal battles internal opposition on multiple fronts
Amina Hussein and Rana Mamdouh | Egypt’s domineering speaker of parliament is facing stiff internal opposition on multiple fronts
An interview with UN special rapporteur Leilani Farha on Egypt’s approach to housing
Mostafa Mohie | Mada Masr sits down with UN special rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Leilani Farha
Asmarat: The state’s model housing for former ‘slum’ residents
Mostafa Mohie | The housing project doesn't feel like home to residents relocated from self-built housing areas
What official statements on utility privatization are not saying
Waad Ahmed | Are Egypt's public utilities being privatized, despite government claims to the contrary?
After weathering the revolution, Egypt’s real estate sector slows
Shahd Essam | For generations, Egyptians have prized real estate as the country’s safest and most desirable investment.
The Maspero Triangle: Necessary demolition or forced eviction?
Mostafa Mohie | Residents of the Maspero Triangle could not imagine the impact the attack on the Italian Consulate on
Egypt’s steep learning curve in national housing projects
Isabel Esterman | A week ago, at least one child was killed when security forces used explosives to demolish apartment
Murderers, thieves and conmen: The Maadi land controversy
Ali Abdel Mohsen | “Everything you see in front of you,” mutters Hajj Mohamed Abdel Raouf as he moves his finger across
Evicted and nowhere to go
Heba Afify | Four days after security forces came in with bulldozers and demolished Nadia Abdel Kader’s house and
 
Opinion
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
Mohamed Gad
Arabtec project not on the house
Millions of Egyptians dream of affordable houses, and so does Arabtec. The United Arab Emitates-based
 
 
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UN rights envoys condemn Egypt after ‘pattern of reprisals’
Formal housing increasingly inaccessible as rent control phased out: Built Environment Observatory
Infographic: Facts and figures from CAPMAS’ 2017 census
Official: Egypt will have 90 million residents by next week
Govt. issues legal amendment to property taxes
One fatality in southern Cairo building collapse
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