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'USD 2 trillion needed by 2022 to provide housing for all'

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 19:25

Investments to the tune of more than USD 2 trillion would be required by 2022 to create a stock of over 110 million housing units and achieve the target of "housing for all", an industry official said here on Wednesday.

Need more clarity on REITs' taxation: Parekh

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:47

At his maiden budget earlier this month, Arun Jaitley had said the REITs have been successfully used to get investment into the sector.

RBI eases financing norms for infra, affordable housing

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 20:27

RBI said that apart from what is technically defined as infrastructure, affordable housing is another segment of the economy which requires long term funding.

Property developer seeks Govt cooperation for housing projects

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 11:59

Cooperation from government is necessary in making housing segment viable for buyers in the wake of soaring land prices, according to a leading city based real estate developer here.

'Transparency, timely approvals can reduce home prices by 20%'

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 16:10

Priority sector housing loans should be increased to at least Rs 40 lakh per unit, he added.

Hindu woman absolute owner of property under Act: HC

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 00:44

The Madras High Court on Saturday made it clear that the moment property is given in favour of a Hindu woman, she becomes the absolute owner despite the restrictions and limitations contained in the settlement deed.

India must adopt single window clearance for housing: C&W

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:09

Global property consultant Cushman & Wakefield on Thursday recommended a single-window clearance for housing projects to tackle rapid urbanisation.

FY14 home loans at Rs 1.6 tln; total book at Rs 9.6 tln: NHB

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 19:31

Indians borrowed nearly Rs 1.60 lakh crore in housing loans in 2013-14, helping home finance firms' books move closer to the Rs 10 lakh crore mark, said a top official of the National Housing Bank.

No single window clearance slowing housing sector growth

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 17:38

The housing sector expects single window clearance, that is clearance within 90 days.

Subrata Roy moves SC seeking permission to go abroad

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 16:07

Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy, who has been restrained from going abroad for failing to refund Rs 20,000 crore investors money, Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking its permission to go overseas for business purposes.

Govt may review FDI policy in pharma, housing today

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 12:26

The Cabinet would also deliberate on the stand to be taken by India in the forthcoming WTO meet in Bali between December 3-6.

Decision on relaxing FDI norms for housing sector likely Monday

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 19:08

The government is likely to take a decision on Monday on relaxing FDI norms for the housing sector, including easing conditions for exit before the three- year lock-in period.