Rental Market Trends Amid Crisis

Prices, Conditions and Threats Documented in 2021

More than half of the population in the main Lebanese cities experience extremely weak housing tenure status; thus constituting the category of tenants constantly at risk of eviction, a condition generated and maintained by the governing legal and urban framework.This study carves a reading of rental practices in conjunction with a steep currency devaluation, while looking at how systemic state practices play out in times of crisis, and in the context of a neoliberal economy.