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Credai urges govt for clarity on reserving flats for EWS
Credai urges govt for clarity on reserving flats for EWS
Nov 16, 2013

The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (Credai) on Thursday has welcomed the state government decision on reservation of 20% flats for economically weaker sections, in schemes

Noida Authority  plan to  allot 866 govt flats this Diwali
Noida Authority plan to allot 866 govt flats this Diwali
Oct 27, 2013

The Noida Authority has planned to allot 866 flats in the middle-income group, high-income group, low-income group and economically weaker sections categories this Diwali. A senior Authority official said

Karnataka plans to use PPP model it’s for affordable housing scheme
Karnataka plans to use PPP model it’s for affordable housing scheme
Oct 21, 2013

The State Cabinet has approved a policy on affordable housing policy with the intention is to provide affordable housing to people from economically weaker sections (EWS) of society and

Govt has notified revised scheme for urban housing
Govt has notified revised scheme for urban housing
Sep 30, 2013

The Revised Urban Housing Scheme 2013, has replaced the Scheme for Affordable Urban Housing in Odisha 2012, introduced a housing model called voluntary social housing scheme.

Urban housing shortage in India lessens by 25%
Urban housing shortage in India lessens by 25%
Sep 24, 2012

Minister of housing and urban poverty alleviation Kumari Selja said that urban housing shortage in India has plunged from 24.7 million at the beginning of the 11th five year plan in 2007 to 18.78 million for the next five year plan from 2012 to 2017.

Real Estate Bill 2012 sent to Law Ministry for vetting
Real Estate Bill 2012 sent to Law Ministry for vetting
Sep 06, 2012

The Real Estate Regulation and Development Bill, 2012, has been sent to the Ministry of Law and Justice for vetting, after which it will be moved to the Cabinet.

Haryana announces new policy for BPL houses
Haryana announces new policy for BPL houses
Jul 30, 2012

The Haryana government on Saturday announced a new policy for construction of houses for Below Poverty Line (BPL) families.

Builders’ lobby keen to develop slum-free city
Builders’ lobby keen to develop slum-free city
Jul 18, 2012

After complaining against the delay in issuing khata and plan sanctions by the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the builders, under CREDAI (Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association- Karnataka), offered to work with the civic agency towards a slum-free city.

20-25% housing to weaker sections in Greater Noida Master Plan
20-25% housing to weaker sections in Greater Noida Master Plan
Jul 12, 2012

The Master Plan 2021 for Greater Noida has been increased to 20-25% housing for economically weaker sections (EWS) and low income group (LIG) categories from the mere 5%.

India faces a shortage of 26.5 million affordable housing units
India faces a shortage of 26.5 million affordable housing units
Jul 03, 2012

Jones Lang Lasalle, a leading real estate consultancy firm has pointed out in a report that India fails to meet 26.5 million affordable housing units.

Greater Noida housing projects clears a hurdle
Greater Noida housing projects clears a hurdle
Jun 29, 2012

The statutory committee of the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) has cleared the Draft Master Plan for ‘Greater Noida-2021’ and recommended it for consideration of the NCR Planning Board.

Housing Ministry to set up high-level board for affordable housing
Housing Ministry to set up high-level board for affordable housing
Jun 15, 2012

The Union Housing Ministry is likely to set up a high-level committee to recommend policy interventions to facilitate creation of rental housing stocks to cater to those who cannot afford to buy houses.

Real estate sector seeks mandatory clause relaxation
Real estate sector seeks mandatory clause relaxation
Jun 13, 2012

The real estate sector is waiting for the government to announce a revision in the mandatory quota for low income groups and the poor pegged at 20% for big plots.

Micro-financing your dream home project
Micro-financing your dream home project
Jun 07, 2012

The thought of owning a house is very empowering in itself. But is this dream possible for everyone in this expensive era? Surely, people in the higher income group can afford to live this dream. However, for those, falling in the income-group of Rs 7,000-Rs 15,000 per month, this dream was impossible. The advent of micro financing in the construction business and developers focusing on ...

Govt to raise loan ceiling cap to Rs 5 lakh in affordable housing
Govt to raise loan ceiling cap to Rs 5 lakh in affordable housing
May 30, 2012

The government has decided to raise both the subsidy given to developers, as well as the cost ceiling for affordable housing, to encourage affordable housing for economically weaker section (EWS).