This paper describes and analyses six mechanisms that provide an end-to-end area development approach that enables land acquisition, its planning, and servicing, as well as methods to capture the land’s increased value to help pay for basic infrastructure and social amenities.

Regenerating Urban Land draws on the experience of eight case studies from around the world. The case studies outline various policy and financial instruments to attract private sector investment in urban regeneration of underutilized and unutilized areas and the requisite infrastructure improvements.

Paralleling the increasing disparities in income and wealth worldwide since the 1980s, cities in developing countries have witnessed the emergence of a growing divergence of lifestyles, particularly within the middle classes, reinforced by the widening gap between the quality of public and private educational and health care institutions, spatia

With cities increasingly in the spotlight on the international stage, urban planning and development has become a critical issue in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Urbanization is transforming the developing world. However, understanding the pace, scale, and form of urbanization has been limited by a lack of consistent data.

These Development Control Regulations shall be called the Development Control Regulations for Pune Municipal Corporation, Pune 2011, also called as Parent Development Control Regulations. These Development Control Regulations shall apply to building activity and development work in areas under the jurisdiction of Pune Municipal

The study: ‘Bridging the Urban Housing Shortage in India’, a joint effort of NAREDCO and KPMG in India, discusses at length on the rising trend of urbanisation in India and the looming urban housing shortage. It further deliberates on the constraints faced by real estate developers in their bid to bridge the gap through affordable housing.

Developers dejected as govt rules out repeal of Urban Land Ceiling Act

The promise of Ma, Mati, Manush governance by Mamata Banerjee may fall short of the second M-word, meaning land — at least for real estate developers in the state’s capital city. For, the West Bengal government has now decided to bring in an amendment to the Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act (ULCA), 1976, an eyesore of developers for quite some time.

Rajiv Awas Yojana (RAY) marks an important advance in the approach of governments to social housing for the urban poor, slums and basic public services for poor urban settlements.

 

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