Housing Monitor

Lease related Taxes:

amendments after the collapse A Summary of the amendments to the taxes due on lease contracts

This legal memo offers a quick overview of the amendments to the fees and taxes to which rental contracts are subject, following the outbreak of the economic crisis and subsequent collapse of the …

Collective evictions: The most prominent pattern in the Housing Monitor Report

Periodic Report | June - December 2023

This report covers cases received by the “Housing Monitor” from June to December 2023, documenting 345 cases, reaching a peak in August (143 cases). The majority of these cases originated from Syrian refugees …

Syrians’ Housing Conditions in Lebanon at the Intersection of Power, Securitization, and Legal Vulnerability

Monitoring and case studies between June 2022 and October 2023

During the past year, the number of political statements asserting that the armed conflict in Syria has ended has increased, calling for Syrian refugees to submit to the “voluntary return” plan proposed by …

Report Ownership Transfer / Repurposing of a Building

Report Ongoing/Completed Building Demolition

Report Vacant Apartment / Abandoned Building

The “Housing Monitor”, a program within “Public Works Studio”, urges city dwellers to report eviction threats and the violation of their housing rights, and then devises response pathways that range between establishing a …

Violation of the Right to Housing in Lebanon: Tripoli as a Case Study

Periodic Report | June - August 2022

Read in Arabic here.

The “Monitoring, Reporting, Confronting Injustice on Housing and Land Rights in Lebanon” Project

In 2023, Public Works will expand the scope of the Housing Monitor activities, as part of a project entitled “Monitoring, Reporting, Confronting Injustice on Housing and Land Rights in Lebanon” funded by The …

Understanding Housing Transformations Amid Recent Events

This periodic report documents cases received by the “Housing Monitor” from January 2022 to May 2023. It emphasizes the correlation between recent escalating events and the number of monitored cases, totaling 563 reports, …


How Do I Secure my Rights as a Tenant When My Dwelling Is Rehabilitated by a Renovating Company or Association?

Mapping Threats of Eviction during COVID-19 Pandemic and Housing Temporality

Occupancy period before eviction threat less than 3 years between 3 and 5 years between 5 and 16 years no information Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin …