Daily Telegraph Australia:
- David Catt and Andrew Carswell
- The Daily Telegraph
- January 09, 2013 12:00AM
Qartaba Homes, computer image of a Muslim only housing estate. Source: The Daily Telegraph
AN interest-free housing project aimed at the Muslim community and boasting 100 per cent halal housing has sparked a major row, with critics labelling it a discriminatory plan that could lead to a Muslim enclave.
While the company has insisted people from all religious backgrounds are free to take up the offer, it advises that the loans are “100 per cent Halal” and a “chance to escape Riba (interest)” because interest is a sin under Islamic law.
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