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Q: What criteria is used when determining whether a person in debt can receive Zakaah?

1. If the person owns a house and a car, will he be expected to dispose of either or at least to downscale?

2. If he has a house which is sufficient for his family but it is in a more affluent area will he be expected to sell and move to a cheaper area?

A:
1. No. It is not necessary for him to sell assets that he requires.

2. No.

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