Redevelopment of Kathputli Colony takes off


By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI Hardeep Puri, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs on Tuesday reiterated the Centre’s commitment to In-situ redevelopment of slums areas in Delhi to achieve the vision of housing for All.He was speaking while laying the foundation stone for the In-situ redevelopment project at Kathputli Colony in

CM Fadnavis suspends MHADA officer for helping builder’s cheating

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI On Wednesday Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) executive engineer, D K Mahajan received suspension order from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for misrepresenting facts and allegedly facilitated duping of the state by a builder in the Patra Chawl redevelopment project. He also instructed the housing department

Government to ease down on restrictions over sale of redeveloped MHADA flats

By Accommodation Times Bureau   Mumbai, March 6, 2017: The state housing department goes easy on restrictions of preventing the sale of redeveloped flats, which earlier was restricted for sale before 10 years of occupancy. A Matunga resident filed a public interest litigation on which the no-objection certificate is issued (NOC) is given

MHADA assigned to be the nodal agency for re-development of 207 BDD chawls

  By Accommodation Times News Service An empowered committee comprising secretaries of Public Works Department, Housing, Revenue, Urban Development, Law and Judiciary, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner and MHADA officials will supervise the implementation of the redevelopment project It was announced on Tuesday that the Mumbai board of Maharashtra Housing and Area Development

Public housing redevelopment policy out, no scope for privates

By Accommodation Times News Service The government has launched a new scheme to attract private developers to redevelop dilapidated public housing colonies Gujarat government announced its 'Redevelopment of Public Housing Policy' yesterday. The government has launched a new scheme to attract private developers to redevelop dilapidated public housing colonies. The plan to

State’s government push clears redevelopment path of Bhendi Bazar

By Accommodation Times News Service It is state governments push for the one of the biggest redevelopment area Bhendi Bazaar, BMC gives final approval. The city’s biggest cluster redevelopment project Bhendi Bazaar which is spread approximately across 16.5acres have finally received a state nod for go ahead. This month the project has

Development agreement vis-a-vis construction contract

By Accommodation Times News Services By K.K. Ramani, Advocate (from his book...) Development agreements, broadly speaking, are agreements between the owners of land/building and the developers to construct/reconstruct large building complexes. The agreements are of the nature of joint venture between the two in which the owner contributes his share by way

Redevelopment by Tenants and Residents of the Property under Regulation 33(7) of DCR

By V. S. Khemka, Advocate Accommodation Times News Services Grant of extra F. S. I. Under regulation 33(7) of Development Control Regulations would not solve the problems of dilapidated buildings unless fast track procedures are implemented at the offices of Collector, Municipal Corporation and MHADA. The office of Collector takes months even to