HLP

29-11-2022
The Autonomous Administration in North and East Syria's lack of regulation of the rental market in Hassakeh has left tenants, especially displaced people who migrate to Northeast Syria, the weaker party in the tenant-landlord relationship.
29-11-2022
Ifraz, or subdivision, of real estate in Syria means dividing a real estate property into smaller parcels. The Directorate of Cadastral Affairs carries out the technical process following plans that the relevant local administrative unit has approved. 
22-11-2022
Women often face discrimination regarding their housing, land, and property rights when they marry men from other religions or sects. This discrimination can sometimes mean forced detention, fabricated charges, and falsified evidence. 
22-11-2022
Douma is a city in East Ghouta and serves as the administrative centre of the Rural Damascus governorate and the Douma district, which contains seven districts. The 2010 census estimated that 300,000 people live in the 3,000-hectare city. 
15-11-2022
In the 1990s, the owner of a large plot of arid land outside Damascus died and bequeathed his land to his four sons, who shared common ownership of the property. In legal terms, the land was excluded from the town's zoning plan and was classified as agricultural, meaning construction on the plot is unauthorised.
15-11-2022
Several houses and other facilities in Jassem, a town in the northwestern part of Daraa governorate, were damaged in recent clashes against pro-Islamic State cells in the area. Afterwards, local armed groups destroyed some of the houses and other facilities that the ISIS fighters have rented.  
15-11-2022
Under Article 768 of the Syrian Civil Code, property owners are free to dispose of their properties and use and exploit them as they wish, within the limits of the law. However, some laws limit that freedom, as in the so-called "restraint on disposal" measure.
15-11-2022
Under Syria’s Personal Status Law No. 59 of 1953, which is based on Islamic Sharia principles, the Druze’s inheritance rules are the same as those for other Islamic sects. That being said, the rules for drawing up bequests differ in the Druze sect. 
08-11-2022
Following a two-year delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new group of refugees returned to Syria from neighbouring Lebanon on October 26, as part of what Lebanese authorities called a “voluntary and safe return” plan.
08-11-2022
Plot owners in Marota City are facing considerable difficulties obtaining construction permits and security approvals. Meanwhile, the Damascus governorate is threatening to implement a law allowing it to confiscate those plots and sell them in public auctions if the owners fail to obtain the permits within specific deadlines.
04-11-2022
The Day After (TDA) is a Syria NGO established in Turkey in 2012.