housing News

Mumbai: Registration of 100 housing projects to be revoked, says MahaRERA

The regulatory body had demanded home buyers to form associations and lodge complaints against promoters under section 7 of the MahaRERA Act.

Lagging behind target, govt offers FSI perks to bigger homes

FSI is a tool that defines the extent of construction permissible on a plot. Under the government’s incentive policy, such projects were eligible for an FSI of 2.5 (2.5 times the plot area) in residential zones.


Home buyers looking for bigger flats of avg 1,300 sq ft size in top cities

Indians are looking for homes that are 1,300 sq. ft, up by 4 per cent in January-March 2018 in comparison to January-March 2017," the report said.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana: Fraudulent practices under govt scanner; info sought from states

As part of preventing frauds in the name of PMAY(U), the housing ministry has issued public notices and also posted a disclaimer on its website intimating public that the govt has not authorised any developer to collect money

Housing for all scheme: Phase 1, Construction of 10,000 units to begin next month

Of the 10,000 units, there will be 3,500 dwelling units for economically weaker section (EWS), 3,000 for the low income group (LIG) section, for middle income group (MIG-I) there would be 2,000 dwellings while for MIG- II, 1,500 have been earmarked.

Postpone plan to vacate Sarojini flats: CM Arvind Kejriwal to Venkaiah Naidu

Seeking Naidu's “personal attention” to the “genuine grievance of the constituency”, Arvind Kejriwal listed out various issues pertaining to the GPRA vacation while “requesting for postponement of evacuation of (the) Sarojini Nagar (flats) till the flats in Kidwai Nagar are ready”.


Affordable housing: Mumbai Port Trust snubs BMC’s plan to tap salt pan lands, no-development zones

Says its own plan for rehabilitation of existing slums and chawls on its land be considered as its contribution

Mohali: Couple yet to get damages from builder

Kumar claims that he deposited Rs 50,000 in August 2011 to book a flat.

Budget 2016: Here's how Jaitley proposes to help first time home buyers

With exemptions from service tax and an extension on excise duty exemption, here's what Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has proposed.

City infrastructure: With a multifaceted approach we can afford the ‘Housing for All’ dream

Nearly 28 per cent of India’s population live in cities and urban areas, a figure that is expected to rise to 40 per cent by 2020.