Housing schemes

Centre to invite global expertise for housing scheme

The move is in line with the government's push under the 'Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana' (PMAY) (Urban) project, which aims at providing 'pucca' houses to every poor family in the country by 2022.

Aug 25, 2017, 17:19 PM IST

Lack of adequate staff hit the drive against housing scam

After the vigilance directorate launched dedicated phone numbers through which people can lodge complaints regarding the scams in the twin housing schemes recently, the Jeypore division had received at least 10 complaints.

Jul 28, 2017, 11:52 AM IST
Jayalalithaa announces housing schemes for low and middle income

Jayalalithaa announces housing schemes for low and middle income

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday announced housing projects for low and middle income groups as well as for government employees.

Sep 15, 2015, 20:44 PM IST

Housing-for-All: States to be involved in planning, decision-making

For smooth implementation of the ambitious 'Housing-for-All' scheme, the Centre has proposed to decentralise the process by involving state governments in the planning and decision-making process.

Aug 20, 2015, 22:13 PM IST

Housing sales likely to rise to 1.92 lakh units this year: JLL

Housing sales are estimated to rise this year to 1.92 lakh units in the country's top seven cities on expectations of interest rate cut and stable prices, according to property consultant JLL India.

Jan 04, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Affordable housing scheme for EPFO subscribers in the works

The Ministry intends to collaborate with PSU banks, housing finance companies, state-owned construction firms like NBCC and authorities like DDA, PUDA, HUDA to build houses at a price to be fixed by the government.

Jan 04, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

DDA to hand over flats from January 1

Lucky winners of DDA's housing scheme will begin the New Year on a joyous note as the housing authority will start handing over the flats from January 1.

Dec 28, 2014, 09:57 AM IST

DDA to hike interest rate for housing registration deposits

Delhi Development Authority has decided to pay simple interest at 8 percent instead of the current 5 percent on registration deposits for all its future housing schemes, the urban body said Thursday.

Jun 27, 2014, 00:01 AM IST

Canara Bank launches two new housing schemes for NRIs, HNIs

State-owned Canara Bank Monday launched two new housing schemes for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and High Networth Individuals (HNIs), in a bid to cash in on the festive fervour.

Sep 23, 2013, 20:50 PM IST

Over two million houses for urban poor in next four years: Girija Vyas

Over two million houses will be constructed for the urban poor under schemes of the union housing and urban poverty alleviation ministry in the next four years, Minister Girija Vyas said here Monday.

Jul 22, 2013, 23:08 PM IST

Centre hikes monetary assistance in housing prog for poor

With an apparent eye on elections, the Centre Monday hiked by Rs 25,000 the monetary assistance under its housing scheme for the poor, giving primacy to scheduled castes, tribals and minorities.

May 13, 2013, 19:58 PM IST

Govt raises income bar for EWS, LIG housing

Government has decided to raise the bar on annual income required to qualify for benefits under its existing housing schemes for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) and Lower Income Groups (LIG), a move that will benefit 20 lakh people.

Nov 14, 2012, 19:04 PM IST

Rajasthan to construct 10,696 houses

The Rajasthan government has announced to spend Rs 363 crore for constructing 10,696 houses under 15 housing schemes.

Jun 18, 2011, 22:36 PM IST