The poor in cities are faced with dual challenge – that of housing shortages and of increased vulnerability to climate change impacts, given the location of their houses as well as their capacities to recover. More often than not, housing for the urban poor is not only an asset, but also a place for income generation.

MUMBAI: The municipal corporation's proposal to reclaim land in eco-sensitive coastal areas and allow construction in no-development zones (NDZ) has met stiff opposition from city activists.

To achieve the goal of providing houses for all, Haryana government has notified the Affordable Plotted Housing Policy 2016 for low and medium potential towns under Deen Dayal Jan Awas Yojna.

Ruling MLAs on Thursday cornered the Rajasthan government over alleged illegal land use change in the industrial area in Kota.

Welcoming the Centre's decision to notify construction and demolition management rules, a green body today said it was "urgently" needed as cities are choking on such waste which has serious enviro

The government is reviewing the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification to benefit the people living along coastlines and safeguard the interests of marine life, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tu

CHENNAI: With new projects including smart cities coming into focus, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras is preparing a blueprint to set up a Centre of Excellence in Construction Engineering

There is more cheer for those looking to buy affordable homes near the city.

Nagpur: One of city's biggest housing projects Anandam World City at Ganeshpeth is facing threat of closure and prosecution.

Builders Pay No Tax For 300 Sq Ft Flats In Metros, 600 Sq Ft In Non-Metros