Affordable Housing Biggest Obstacle For Expats In Qatar
While there is no dearth of villas and apartments in Doha, many expatriates find it rather hard to spot a truly “affordable” house that suits their pockets and also allows them to live in comfortable environs.
And many of those who live in houses with “reasonable” rents fear that their landlords may increase the same when the contract is renewed.
Many regional and global real estate specialists have stressed that residential rentals in the country are “far from affordable” for several thousands of its residents, with some even describing them as “not realistic”.
Visits to different parts of the city and its neighbourhood reveal that a considerable number of housing units are lying unoccupied. This trend is mostly attributed to the “astronomical” rents of these buildings, according to sources.
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Source News: Qatar Living