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Housing Real and Speculative

David Sims

in Understanding Cairo

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print February 2011 | ISBN: 9789774164040
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9781617970405 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774164040.003.0006
Housing Real and Speculative

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This chapter examines real and speculative housing development in Cairo, Egypt. It mentions the third Egypt Housing Finance Conference held in May 2009 where most of the housing units on offer were either villas or luxury apartments and duplexes. This chapter describes the housing conditions for the masses in Cairo, house rental rates, the current government housing policies and the National Housing Program.

Keywords: housing development; Cairo; Egypt; villas; luxury apartments; house rental; housing policy

Chapter.  10464 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: International Relations

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