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

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. 

A: Yes.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)