PM Modi wants Singapore`s expertise in housing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sought the help of Singapore`s expertise in implementing his government`s agenda of providing low-cost housing to all.

World Bank to loan India $100 mn for low-cost housing

Thee World Bank will extend a USD 100-million loan for sustainable housing in India that can be used to purchase, build or upgrade low-cost dwellings, the finance ministry said Thursday.

Govt mulling relaxing ECB norms for low-cost housing

Finance Ministry and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) officials are likely to meet this week to consider relaxing norms for raising funds through the external commercial borrowing (ECB) window for low-cost housing sector.

CREDAI seeks tax sops to boost housing supply and check prices

CREDAI, the apex realtors' body, has sought tax incentives in Budget for low-cost housing and cheaper funds to developers in order to boost supply and check rising property prices.

Budget boost for low-cost housing

Mukherjee announced extension of the scheme of interest subvention of 1 percent on housing loan up to Rs. 15 lakh.

Budget boost for low-cost housing

Presenting the Union Budget 2012-13 in Lok Sabha on Friday, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee announced various majors for mitigating shortage of housing for low income groups.