The Government’s Role & Predicament of Tenants
EghtesadOnline: Today, all governments in the world list the reduction of poverty and the population below the poverty line as their main priorities and policies.
Today, all governments in the world list the reduction of poverty and the population below the poverty line as their main priorities and policies. The necessity of safeguarding human dignity has been envisioned in the Iranian Constitution and therefore, this government responsibility gains more importance. In other words, if the elimination of poverty is one of the priorities of other countries, it should be considered the top priority of Iranian governments. The special state of housing ownership in Iran has been the focus of experts for years, as they have understood that the metaphorical storm of poverty finds its way into people’s lives through the broken window of housing.
These were stated by Nasser Zakeri, an economist, in an article for the Persian daily Shargh. A translation of the text follows