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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 2746
2 Garin Communities 5880
3 Online Resources for Housing 40853
4 Short Term Housing 33926
5 Points to Consider in Choosing a Community 51815
6 Getting a Mortgage In Israel vs. the US 10047
7 Rent Subsidy Offices 16556
8 Glossary of Israeli Real Estate Terms 8948
9 Rental Agreements 12627
10 Legal Aspects of Buying Property 12320
11 A 10 Step Guide to Purchasing an Apartment in Israel 11493
12 Arnona (Reduced Municipal Tax) 26620
13 Mortgage Benefits 28529
14 Ownership Structure of Homes in Israel 5953
15 A Guide to Different Types of Mortgages in Israel 10490
16 Rental Assistance 39855
17 “Hidden Costs” Involved in Home Purchases 5775
18 When Do I Really Own My Home 6892