Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje announces 'affordable' urban housing policies

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday unveiled two policies pertaining to affordable housing and allotment of land in urban areas of the state.

Active private participation in housing need of the hour: Naidu
Active private participation in housing need of the hour: Naidu

Inviting investments from private players in housing sector, government on Wednesday said they can play a key role in achieving the goal of 'housing for all' by 2022.


'Housing for All' scheme: 305 cities identified across nine states

The selected cities and towns are in Chhattisgarh (36 cities/towns), Gujarat (30), Jammu and Kashmir (19), Jharkhand (15), Kerala (15), Madhya Pradesh (74), Odisha (42), Rajasthan (40) and Telangana (34).

Affordable homes offer $11.8-bn opportunity for builders

Affordable home segment presents a business opportunity worth USD 11.8 billion for developers across seven major cities of the country, according to property consultant Cushman and Wakefield.

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.

Islamic State wants housing, jobs in Bihar!
Islamic State wants housing, jobs in Bihar!

A top Bihar official on Thursday received a threat letter in the name of militant group ISIS which among other demands sought immediate clearance of waiting list of housing scheme and job in Accounts section, leading it to being dealt as the handiwork of some local persons, even as the official's security was enhanced.

Good news for home seekers in Delhi; DDA to offer over 60,000 flats next year

DDA will issue its next housing scheme by the end of 2016, which would be much larger than the 2014 project and will include more than 60,000 flats.

New policy to rope in private builders for affordable housing in Maharashtra

The state government will soon come up with a new policy that will make it mandatory for private builders to transfer a certain housing stock to Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA).

Over 7 lakh homes unsold in top 8 cities: Knight Frank

The national capital region (NCR) market had 1.9 lakh unsold homes as of June.

EPFO plans to start housing scheme

Retirement fund body EPFO is consideringto start housing scheme for its subscribers so that they are able to own a house by retirement.

Housing for police personnel a priority for Maharashtra govt

Underlining that providing housing to the police in adequate number is its top priority, the Maharashtra government decided to take stock of chunks of land owned by the police department which can be used for construction of houses as well as offices for the department.

Housing for All: Singh says aim is to build durable dwellings

Union Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh on Friday set the target of building durable and quality houses in rural areas under the NDA government's flagship 'Housing for All by 2022' scheme.

Experts to brainstorm on rural housing technology

An official release said that the workshop will provide a common platform to developers, designers and technical personnel from the housing sector in rural areas to share the best practices.

Housing finance stocks hog limelight, soar up to 5%

LIC Housing Finance surged 4.63 percent while Dewan Housing Finance Corporation rose 4.21 percent on BSE.

Industry hails 'Housing for All' as a milestone decision

Hailing the Cabinet's decision of launching 'Housing for All by 2022' mission for providing affordable homes to the urban poor at low interest rates, the real estate industry terms the decison as a "milestone".

'Housing for All' scheme launched, interest relief for urban poor
'Housing for All' scheme launched, interest relief for urban poor

Government Wednesday launched its 'Housing for All by 2022' mission and approved a substantial increase in interest relief on loan for the urban poor to promote affordable homes.

Cabinet approves low-cost housing scheme with interest subvention

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved low-cost housing scheme aiming to provide houses for all by 2022.

Maharashtra to appoint housing regulatory body for home buyers

Maharashtra government will soon appoint a regulatory body to safeguard interests of home buyers after the Centre gave a go ahead to the state to frame rules to implement the Housing Regulatory Bill passed by the legislature and approved by the President.