Policy for rental accommodation, affordable housing soon in Punjab

House-in-handsBy Accommodation Times Bureau

CHANDIGARH

The government of Punjab is working on two scheme these includes rental accommodations and affordable housing site across the state for the benefit of seniors and students seeking affordable rental accommodation in Punjab.

As part of the concept for affordable housing, the push will be on making smaller plots beginning with 100 square feet available to general public.

The private developers will also be given special incentives to accelerate such projects.

The green cover will be ensured by the development authorities whereas it will also provide rainwater harvesting, use of tertiary treated water, promotion of solar power, smart water meters and water supply.

“The policies are under consideration and will be finalised before March 31. In case of affordable rental housing, the state government’s role would be to come up with an enabling policy which can then be taken forward by the private developers. The other policy will focus on providing a house to all with basic amenities in urban areas,” said the additional chief secretary housing and urban development Vini Mahajan.





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