Sangli: Strict action against slums built on government land

By Accommodation Times Bureau SANGLI: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on October 24 said the state government has announced a fund of Rs 100 crores from Nagarothana scheme for Sangli Miraj Kupwad Municipal Corporation to implement basic facilities development scheme. A detailed proposal should be submitted to the Government for the development work done by the

Is Right To Shelter A Fundamental Right World Over?

By Accommodation Times Research RIGHT TO SHELTER In various cases, the Supreme Court has enlarged the meaning of life under Article 21 of the Constitution to include within its ambit, the right to shelter. In some of the cases upholding the right to shelter, the Court looked at differentiating between a mere

Massive housing stock in Dharavi revamp

By Accommodation Times Bureau Mumbai: While the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) is facing land scarcity for building more affordable homes, the Dharavi Redevelopment project is expected to create 8, 000 homes as housing stock in the future. According to the plan, the housing body will get approximately 8,

9.30 crore people lives in slums in India

By Accommodation Times Bureau A huge population of India is living in Slums. Almost 9.30 crore people lives in urban slums in various cities in India.  Maharashtra is leading in the statistics of slums. Almost 1.81 crore people lived in slum as per 2011 census and the figure has reached 2.25 crore

Houses will be provided to eligible tenants in the transit camp: State Housing Minister, Maharashtra

By Accommodation Times Bureau Mumbai, Oct. 4: Minister of State for Home Affairs Ravindra Waikar said here today that positive changes will be considered for providing housing to eligible tenants, residents in existing transit camps in Mumbai city and suburbs. He was speaking at a meeting in Mantralaya on MHADA and  Mumbai

Declining rental housing have created more slums

By Accommodation Times News Services With dried up rental housing, the slums are fast increasing in the country. The government policies that affect rental housing markets have dried up the supply of rental housing. Some are intended to correct real or imagined deficiencies in rental housing markets. Some are intended to