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Housing for All scheme

Cabinet approves construction of 2.95 crore rural houses under Housing for All by 2022 scheme

The Union Cabinet, in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its nod for the implementation of the rural component of the scheme.

Mar 24, 2016, 00:23 AM IST

Cabinet nod to construction of 2.95 crore houses in rural areas under Housing for All scheme

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave nod to construction of 2.95 crore houses in rural areas under Housing for All scheme.

Mar 23, 2016, 15:36 PM IST

'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).

Aug 30, 2015, 17:48 PM IST

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.

Aug 24, 2015, 23:48 PM IST

Govt's housing scheme can give Rs 15 trillion boost to GDP: Report

The Centre's housing for all project is expected to give the economy a Rs 15-trillion boost over the next 7 years, but its success will depend on ramping up existing urban infrastructure, fast tracking approval process and targeting the actual beneficiary, a study said.

Jul 22, 2015, 21:45 PM IST

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".

Jun 17, 2015, 21:50 PM IST

'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.

Jun 17, 2015, 17:37 PM IST

Govt extends basic services to urban poor programme till March 2017

With over 1.86 lakh dwellings still to be completed under the BSUP mission, the government on Wednesday said it has extended the programme to provide basic services to the urban poor by another two years till March 2017.

May 06, 2015, 14:09 PM IST

Govt's new housing policy faces challenges: Report

The new government's 'housing for all by 2022' and liberalised FDI norms will boost the residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS) market, but challenges remain for development of the sector, says a report.

Jan 22, 2015, 00:39 AM IST

Two crore units to be built under 'Housing for All' programme

Under the programme which will involve private participation, six lakh houses will be built in Delhi, 16 lakh in Mumbai and four lakh each in Chennai and Kolkata, a PMO statement said, adding these figures may go up after the demand assessment is completed.

Jan 21, 2015, 23:26 PM IST