West Bank settlements: 3 factors affecting the pace of Israeli expansion

Prepared to break ground: 11,000+

Construction had not yet started on many more approved homes before the freeze. Construction on these can begin at any time.

According to Peace Now, there are more than 11,000 units in this category, bringing the number of units that can be constructed without additional approval to more than 13,000.

Many of the 11,000 are in smaller settlements, further from the Green Line than the largest settlements.

These are the settlements where construction on the most units can begin without additional approval:

  • Tzofim: 1,477
  • Avnei Hefetz: 1,467
  • Alei Zahav: 746
  • Revava: 591
  • Tekoa: 525
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