Builder jailed for 2 yrs

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The court sentenced builder for two years imprisonment last week for cheating the government by not giving 12 flats as was agreed under the Urban Land Ceiling and Regulation Act (ULCRA). Under ULCRA the government gave permission to carry out construction in Dahisar land. But, the builder (Harishankar

24.03 Lakh houses are vacant in Gujarat

Accommodation Times News Service Out of 1.75 crore building units in the Gujarat State, 24.03 lakh ( 13.71%) houses are vacant. Surat city has the most vacant houses in the state with 2.32 lakh dwelling units are unoccupied. In Vadodara 1.21 houses are empty and in Rajkot 94,870 houses are vacant.

Rental housing becomes highly lucrative

Mumbai: Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan’s recent approval which is permitting rental housing projects on land exempted under the previous Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act (ULCRA). According to the officials of the state government “approval is boost for the state govt’s low-cost rental housing scheme.” Whereas there are several hectares

Another Urban Land Ceiling Act in Making

By Dr Sanjay Chaturvedi Any land reform cannot take place without government’s intervention. And this is also true that Land reforms in India got centre of political engineering even in the British rule. Unfortunately, we had Urban Land Ceiling Act (ULCA). The ULCRA was introduced during Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s regime

New Act to regulate rental market

NEW DELHI: The housing ministry has introduced the Modal Residential Tenancy Act, 2011 with the intention of that to renew the ancient rent control legislation that restricts to rentals at some extent, and that affects to landlord in the form of meager amount for properties located in the crucial part

Urban Local Bodies reforms programmes

The main thrust of the urban renewal under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission(JNNURM) is to ensure improvement in urban governance so that Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and parastatal agencies become financially sound with enhanced credit rating and ability to access market capital for undertaking new programmes and expansion of

Urban Local Bodies reforms programmes

The main thrust of the urban renewal under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission(JNNURM) is to ensure improvement in urban governance so that Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and parastatal agencies become financially sound with enhanced credit rating and ability to access market capital for undertaking new programmes and expansion of

Development Control Regulation on Superbuiltup

BOMBAY DEVELOPMENT CONTROL REGULATIONS – 1991 A) DEFINITIONS 2(13) Built up Area (BUA) Area covered by a building on all floors including cantilevered portion, if any, excepting the areas excluded specifically. 2(15) Carpet Area (CA) Net usable floor within a building excluding that covered by the walls or any other areas specifically exempted from floor space index