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Cabinet agrees to help Pissouri landslide victims

The Cabinet has agreed to provide humanitarian assistance to Pissouri residents whose homes have become uninhabitable to the landslide affecting the Limnes, Sheromyli, Yiousouphis, Safires, Merika, Kalogeri, Merika, and Roes areas.

Affordable housing on political agenda

Sky-high rents have put affordable housing on political agenda with the government drafting a new housing policy in efforts to persuade the construction sector to build cheaper apartments.

ETEK call to rehome Pissouri families

The Scientific and Technical Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK) has called on the Government to rehome the families in Pissouri whose homes suffered considerable damage by the on-going landslide.

Bill to curb bank usury

A vote on a bill to abolish unfair bank charges, such as a fee to monitor loan transaction history, insurance, added interest rates and other hidden charges, will take place at a plenary session of the Cypriot parliament next week.

Title Deeds & the financial crisis

The solution to the Gordian Knot is simple, no property transaction without a Title Deed should be legal – and a state that respected the rights of its citizens would not have waited for a solution to be imposed by the Troika.

Immovable Property Tax reform a priority

The government must bring before the Parliament a bill reforming Immovable Property Tax legislation and another one introducing the Guaranteed Minimum Income before the end of June.

Building contractors plea for state support

Costas Roushias, the president of the Federation of Associations of Building Contractors Cyprus (OSEOK), has called on President Anastasiades for an 11th hour rescue of the sector.

Government plans to offer homeowner rescue scheme

The House Human Rights Committee has heard that the Cyprus government is planning to offer a rescue scheme to help homeowners who are unable to maintain their mortgage repayments.

Why should any foreigner buy property?

In an open letter to President Anastasiades, a foreign resident suggests two measures designed to help rejuvenate the island’s beleaguered property market and restore its tarnished image.

The sniffing has started

Despite pay cuts, rising unemployment, haircuts on bank deposits, the closure of the island’s second largest bank, etc. there have been no demonstrations, strikes or union protests; Cyprus is a funny little place.

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