Wed, 23rd Jun, 2021 / 12 Dhū al-Qa'da, 1442
الأربعاء ٢٣ , يونيو , ٢٠٢١ / 12 ذُو ٱلْقَعْدَة , 1442
Wed, 23rd Jun, 2021 /
12 Dhū al-Qa'da, 1442
الأربعاء ٢٣ , يونيو , ٢٠٢١ / 12 ذُو ٱلْقَعْدَة , 1442

Question 1- I own a house in sydney ,I'm paying interest,I want to know if this is haram…I do live in this house…and it is the only property I own…Please I want all the information u can supply me with,because it will make me decide if I stay in it or sell it…

Question 2- If I do rent a house and the owner is paying interest any problem with that…?

 

Answer 1- Praise be to Allah the Lord of the worlds and may Allah raise the rank of our dear Prophet Muhammad.

 

Allah the Exalted says in the Qur'an: {وأحل الله البيع وحرم الربا }

which means: [Allah has made trade permissible for you, and He has made Ar-Riba (usurious gain) impermissible].

Usurious gain (Riba) is Haram in Islam, even if it were for the purchase of a house or any other item. The ruling is still Haram whether the house is the first house or not. What a Muslim is granted in the Hereafter is far greater. A person who has been involved in such a matter needs to repent a full Islamic repentence to Allah The All-Mighty from such a matter by following the conditons of repentence according to the shar^ (Islamic rulings).

Regarding your second question 2:

In Islam, one is not obliged to investigate the financial situation of the landlord.

For further clarification on personal issues, please visit our local office at your convenience.

Allah Knows best.

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