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Israel Completes Plan for Housing 2,100 South American Immigrants

The Housing Ministry announced today it had completed a detailed plan for housing for 2, 100 immigrants from South America expected to arrive during the 1963-64 period.

The housing will provide four different types in size and their general standard will be some what higher than that of most immigrant housing and the difference in cost will be paid for by the users. The Ministry said 550 of the units would be built in kibbutzim and the rest in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa. A $4, 000 mortgage will be available for all types of the housing.