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Iran’s Housing Sector keeps Building

By Maziar Motamedi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. In Iran, the housing sector — which accounts for a hefty 35% of all household expenses — has since 2011 been in the grip of its worst recession in recent history. Indeed, it was the only […]

Iran’s Housing Crisis aggravated by Reluctant Sellers

By Ali Dadpay for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran’s enduring housing recession has cost many Iranians their dream of homeownership while depleting their purchasing power due to higher rent. The housing sector is unlikely to return anytime soon to the days when […]

Rouhani’s Social Housing Scheme faces Bumpy Start

By Alireza Ramezani, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Why Rouhani’s social housing scheme faces more than bumpy start After a two-year delay, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s administration is preparing to implement its social housing program. The scheme aims to provide 570,000 residential […]

FT: Iran looks to Iraq and even Syria for Trade

The Financial Times reports that Iran finds Iraq to be a big market for its domestically produced goods, including fresh milk, antibiotics and cement. Yahya Ale Eshaq, head of the Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce, told the newspaper: “Iraq needs everything, which makes it the best market for Iranian-made goods … “We can work with European […]

350,000 Houses to be delivered in Mehr Housing Scheme

During the recent cabinet meeting chaired by President Rouhani, the Council of Ministers approved allocating the required credits for preparing infrastructure services for 350,000 housing units in the Mehr Housing Scheme. It was also decided that the units be prepared by the end of the current year in order for them to be delivered to […]