Purchasing land with zakaat money and giving it to worthy zakaat recipients

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: It is permissible for an organization that collects and distributes Zakaat funds to purchase land with Zakaat funds and thereafter subdivide the land and give the land to worthy Zakaat recipients. 


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A: Yes.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)