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The housing crisis in Najaf Governorate is a rampant problem that accumulates because all the solutions that were implemented are temporary, random and not based on a long-term strategic policy to solve the problem. Then came the wars and economic blockade, and then the post-2003 conditions that led to the halting of construction operations, urban expansion and a significant rise in prices. Construction materials and land in the real estate market. Among the reasons that the residents of the governorate suffer is the low level of monthly income for families, due to the low salaries of employees on the one hand, and the low salaries of retirees, as well as those with limited income who work in self-employment compared to the high prices of residential land and houses, which makes it difficult to buy or build land in light of this great increase.Residents of Najaf Governorate are suffering from a severe housing crisis due to the rise in real estate prices and rents, which has led to burdening the citizen. The housing crisis in Najaf Governorate is reflected in the violations of empty residential lands, where they are constructing houses in them within the neighborhoods and even outside them.