AURANGABAD: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) has expressed its readiness to offer 1,055 housing blocks to needy persons in Aurangabad Hingoli, Usmanabad and other cities in the region by the end of the current financial year.
The MHADA said that its work on 84 blocks in Usmanabad and 112 blocks in Hongoli is in progress and it would be completed in the current financial year.
The housing authority recently completed construction of 160 blocks in the Paithan MIDC area. "These housing blocks, built for lower income group people, are almost ready and we have also invited applications from interest people," she Varsha Thakur, vice-chairman and executive officer of MHADA.
Thakur, speaking at a function organised to mark world habitat day recently, said the Authority had planned to build 1,962 housing blocks for persons belonging to various income groups in the Marathwada region in a span of next two years.
About the quality of construction, Thakur said housing blocks in Paithan were built keeping in view the requirements of today's urban families. "The blocks are reasonably priced. It is our endure to provide affordable and quality housing to masses. The pricing structure has been designed accordingly," Thakur said.
In addition to this, the MHADA has also initiated the process of allotting 326 plots at Mudkhed in Nanded district.
Thakur said that MHADA has completed work on 18,601 housing blocks across the region. Total 8% of these occupants are from middle and lower income group categories.The last date for application for getting a house is October 22.