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Buying & Renting a Home

Adjusting to a new home and community is a critical part of successful acclimation and integration in Israel. The resources below provide guidance about renting a home and property purchase as well as Aliyah benefits, which include mortgages, tax breaks and rental assistance.
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1 Living on a Kibbutz 2592
2 Garin Communities 5781
3 Online Resources for Housing 39678
4 Short Term Housing 33292
5 Points to Consider in Choosing a Community 51243
6 Getting a Mortgage In Israel vs. the US 9816
7 Rent Subsidy Offices 16246
8 Glossary of Israeli Real Estate Terms 8821
9 Rental Agreements 12416
10 Legal Aspects of Buying Property 12035
11 A 10 Step Guide to Purchasing an Apartment in Israel 11201
12 Arnona (Reduced Municipal Tax) 26045
13 Mortgage Benefits 27994
14 Ownership Structure of Homes in Israel 5870
15 A Guide to Different Types of Mortgages in Israel 10259
16 Rental Assistance 38992
17 “Hidden Costs” Involved in Home Purchases 5704
18 When Do I Really Own My Home 6818