By Accommodation Times News Service
The property prices have shoot up making it difficult for buyers to belong a house in the city. The Haryana government has given shape to a housing policy to provide affordable housing for members of the economically weaker sections and low income group. The government of Haryana has drafted a new policy and uploaded the same on the state government website and also invited suggestions for the public. The policy states state government official the housing units which be allotted through draw of lots. The costs of the housing units range between Rs 12lakh to 25lakh. The govt. has also proposed to rope in some private developers to construct and market houses. The proposed built-in areas of the flats are 300 sq ft and 645 sq ft. According to the policy any resident of Haryana who does not own a house/plot in HUDA sector or nay privately developed township in the state is eligible to apply for the property.
One of the officials of town and country planning department admitted that Affordable Housing Policy earlier has not been successful achieving the desired result of providing the masses with low-cost housing projects. He said the new policy was proposed for encouraging affordable housing projects which can have some real impact in urban centres of Haryana. The government would relax the Floor Area Ration (FAR) and other norms to make housing projects happen.