The Haryana Urban Local Bodies Department has so far spent about Rs 4,100 crore since 2005 on strengthening of roads and construction of parks in urban areas falling under various Municipalities of

Company looking to either buy its own land or enter into joint venture with land owners in state

Even as it nears the launch of its first affordable housing project in Gujarat at Halol near Vadodara, Kolkata-based real estate player Ashiana Housing Limited is already planning to expand its presence in the state. The company is already exploring and researching possibilities for similar project in other cities like Ahmedabad, Surat and Rajkot.

101 firms show interest in ‘realtor-friendly’ policy; max applications for Gurgaon projects

The much-touted Affordable Housing Policy-2013, launched by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on August 6, is set to make housing out of aam aadmi’s reach across the state, especially in major cities.

Ushering in a policy of affordable housing in Gurgaon and other prime areas of the state, the Haryana government plans to build 1.25 lakh flats under the first phase.

An ambitious scheme of the Union government of making cities slum-free has run into trouble in Indore.

Mumbai witnessed the launch of nearly 18,000 housing units between January and June, an increase of 30% compared to the same period in 2012, said a quarterly report by global property consultants Cushman and Wakefield.

Thirty per cent of the new launches were in Andheri, Bandra, Malad and Goregaon followed by Navi Mumbai and central suburbs like Mulund and Chembur. Thane did not have many new launches.

Urban local bodies across the state are now demanding faster turn-key systems and construction technologies to deliver affordable houses in bulk and in a time-bound manner over the next five years.

The World Bank has signed an agreement with the Indian government to provide a USD 100 million loan to help low-income families secure housing loans.

UP Housing and Development Board is launching more than 3,000 flats in Lucknow on Independence Day under its two schemes—Awadh Vihar Yojna on Sultanpur Road and Vrindavan Yojna on Rae Bareli Road.

Cabinet gives nod to new policy. A 500 sq ft flat worth Rs 20 lakh on cards

Owning a flat may seem a far-fetched idea to the common man but Haryana’s ‘Affordable Policy 2013’ is set to change all that. With the Cabinet giving its nod to a policy for mass availability of dwelling units at rates that are easier on the common man’s pocket, a 500 sq ft flat will now cost Rs 20 lakh in the high potential towns of the state.