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UT admin to Chandigarh Housing Board flat-owners: Remove unauthorised construction by Dec 31

The allottees have been given temporary exemption from immediate demolition of additional construction by authorities till December 31, 2020, subject to payment of penal charges.

Punjab, UT to buy high-end CHB flats for officers

With consent of all the three governments now, the Chandigarh Housing Board will be drafting a detailed project.


CHB gives fresh proposal to Punjab, UT to purchase IT park flats for its officers

The housing board has been making attempts to auction 18 sites for this project, including a five-star hotel and a hospital, for the last two years but failed to get any bidder. Following this, the board decided to develop these sites on its own.

Three BHK for Rs 1.80 crore and one BHK for Rs 95 lakh: Chandigarh Housing Board’s revised brochure

CHB claims that these flats will have the best facilities. There will be basement parking facility for two categories. The three-bedroom sets will have the facility of twin basements while the two-room sets will have one stilt.

Chandigarh: Need-based changes for dwelling units, pending schemes to be election issues

According to the CHB Residents’ federation, the conditions imposed on the owners of these dwelling units while regularizing these changes are so stringent that it will not benefit most of the dwelling owners.

Chandigarh engineer gets compulsory retirement hours before his actual retirement

A show cause notice was served to sub-divisional engineer Kailash Garg last week as to why he be not dismissed following conviction but he did not receive the notice.


Construction conundrum

As Chandigarh Housing Board comes up with another scheme — this time, to build 492 flats in Sector 53 —  there is a need to go back to the drawing board as there are too many schemes but too little housing relief on the ground.

Chandigarh Housing Board proposes discretionary quota allotment in Sec 53 housing scheme

In the scheme, which will be launched in the first week of December, cost of a three-bedroom flat is likely to be around Rs 85-90 lakh, two- bedroom nearly Rs 68-70 lakh and one-bedroom around Rs 30 lakh.

Chandigarh Housing Board clears need-based changes in units for compound fee of Rs 200 per sq ft

The owners will also be allowed to construct lifts as per the design approved by the Plan Approval Committee.

Chandigarh Housing Board decides to slash transfer fee by over 50 per cent

Till now, the board was charging about 15 per cent of the total cost of allotment price along with an amount of Rs 1 lakh for converting any property from leasehold to freehold. The total amount went up to several lakhs.