Housing conditions in Beirut today are a result of multiple factors: growing land speculation and a process of financialization; lack of building, planning and land regulations that preserve social and urban fabric; state interventions that favor exclusive urban development, population displacement, and a wide process of evictions and marginalization.
I am a secondary school teacher and have been teaching for 42 years. My salary now, when I go to retirement, is $2,000. I can’t get a loan or make ends meet. What will this compensation do for me? It will do nothingThe house I live in is 60 years old. It has no central […]