Some slum areas in Ghatkopar to undergo for redevelopment

By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI: Housing Minister Prakash Mehta has taken the important decision to redevelop slum dwellers in Ghatkopar Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar, Shantisagar Police Station and Kamraj Nagar on November 14. “The area of Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar and Kamraj Nagar slum is around 155 acres and for many years, this slum rehabilitation problem

Maharashtra Housing Development Corporation to construct 5 lakh affordable houses

By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Housing Development Corporation (Maha Housing) will construct 5 lakh affordable houses for the economically weaker sections, lower income groups and middle-income group by 2022, and every project will have at least 5,000 homes. A Cabinet meeting was held on Tuesday in which it approved Maha Housing to develop large colonies

Maharashtra may come up with tech solution to quash illegal construction

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The Bombay High Court recently asked the Maharashtra government to set up the committee and come up with technological solutions to tackle the illegal constructions in MMR. Justice Naresh Patil and Justice Girish Kulkarni said, The court observed that the constructor of illegal buildings has no more fear

State govt to buy unsold flats from private developers

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI In order to expedite the much-touted Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and achieve its target of building 19 lakh homes in the entire state, the state government has planned to buy unsold flats at reasonable rates directly from private developers. These flats were not being sold for a very

Accommodation Times Celebrates 32nd Anniversary & National Real Estate Awards

By Accommodation Times Bureau Accommodation Times celebrates its 32nd Anniversary and National Real Estate Awards function, India’s oldest newspaper and media. This initiative has always endeavoured to honour and recognize the contributions made by the eminent members of the real estate sector. To commemorate the function, Accommodation Times has come with the penal

SRA sanctions deferment in payment of premium for fungible FSI

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) has decided to sanction deferment in payment of premium for fungible Floor Space Index (FSI) under Regulation No. 35(4). Confederation Real Estate Developers’ Association of India (CREDAI) had urged SRA Chief Executive Officer Deepak Kapoor to extend the similar facility for SRA scheme,

SRA invites bid for rehabilitation of slums in Kolekalyan

By Rohit R. Sharma rohit@accommodationtimes.com MUMBAI The Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) has floated a tender for the redevelopment of slums on a land in village Kolekalyan of Andheri on Wednesday. According to the circular, “The redevelopment area consist of 21882.15 sqm and it belongs to Society of Slum dwellers namely Om Namo Sujalam Sufalam

Maharashtra govt may increase size of SRA flats

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The State Authority will examine whether the size of rooms built under Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) should be increased from 269 sqft to 300 sqft. This topic raised during a meeting summon by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to discuss issues on the matter. Minister of state (housing) Ravindra

Authorities yet to retrieve bidders docs for Worli BDD project

By Accommodation Times Bureau Mumbai  A month after the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) was directed to reconsider a failed bid for the Bombay Development Directorate (BDD) Chawl redevelopment project at Worli, the authorities are yet to retrieve and submit the bid documents. The authority had finalised three bids earlier, however, Shapoorji Pallonji, challenged