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Affordable-home-loans-to-witness-strong-growth:-Moody's-
Jul 26, 2016
The underwriting practices of lenders are vital to controlling credit risk in India's affordable housing loans segment, which is set to grow strongly over the next few years as the government tries to increase home ownership among underprivileged groups, says Moody's Investors Service.
Need-a-'Built-in-Mumbai'-week-to-focus-on-affordable-housing-:-CM-Fadnavis
Feb 16, 2016
"With 50% of our population living in slums, we now want to start the Built in Mumbai initiative that will aim at providing cheaper homes. We will soon start a massive campaign for it," Fadnavis added.
Mhada-identifies-fresh-land-parcels-in-MMR-for-affordable-housing-
Nov 16, 2015
MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) has identified land parcels spread over 1,100 acres across Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) for developing affordable housing projects.
New-FDI-norms-to-boost-affordable-housing-segment
Nov 12, 2015
NEW DELHI: Real estate industry today hailed the government's decision to relax FDI norms for construction sector saying the move would boost foreign investment into the housing sector, particularly affordable segment.
Canada-Pension-Fund-Ready-to-Invest-$2-Bn-in-Mumbai-Housing:-Maharashtra-Chief-Minister
Oct 31, 2015
Mumbai: Canada's pension fund is ready to invest $2 billion (Rs 13,000 crore at $1 = Rs 65) in affordable housing in Mumbai, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, in a move that would boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi's goal of providing cheap housing to millions of people.
Maharashtra-to-use-no-development-defence-zones-for-affordable-housing-in-Mumbai
Oct 30, 2015
MUMBAI: The government of Maharashtra is considering opening up land parcels under the no-development zones as well as plots belonging to Indian defence personnel in an effort to build affordable houses in Mumbai, said Prakash Mehta, minister of housing, labour & mines.
States-Asked-to-Evolve-Affordable-Housing-Policies-for-Low-Income-Groups
Oct 26, 2015
New Delhi: The Centre would hold discussions with the state governments about measures being taken to promote affordable housing projects for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) and Low Income Groups (LIG).
Rajarhat-comes-closer-to-middle-class,-50%-price-slump-in-fortnight
Sep 25, 2015
KOLKATA: Have properties in Rajarhat-Newtown suddenly become more affordable? With properties at Rs 2,600-3,500 per square feet being advertised with unfailingly regularity over the past two weeks, a decent 1,200-square feet three-bedroom apartment in a Rajarhat multi-housing complex suddenly appears more within reach at Rs 35 lakh, compared to the Rs 60-70 lakh months ago.
Affordable-housing:-Sector-may-get-infra-tag-if-Realty-Bill-gets-passed
Sep 08, 2015
Affordable housing might stand a chance to get the much-sought-after infrastructure tag provided the Union government passes the Bill to regulate the realty sector.
Affordable-home-launches-up-320%,-developers-offer-7,000-affordable-units-in-first-quarter-
Aug 06, 2015
NEW DELHI: The real estate market in the country's top eight cities recorded a 320% year-on-year jump in affordable home launches in the quarter to June, according to a report by property advisory Cushman & Wakefield, indicating a shift in strategy by builders to beat the slump.
New-home-purchase-sentiment-strongest-in-4-years:-ZyFin-Research
Jul 06, 2015
NEW DELHI: Consumer sentiment about buying a new home is currently the strongest in four years, according to ZyFin Research's New Home Purchase Sentiment Index.
‘Housing-for-All’-scheme-toothless-without-release-of-land:-JLL-India-
Jun 24, 2015
NEW DELHI: Unlocking of land for creating affordable housing, a fast-tracked approval process and financial empowerment of the low-income categories is essential for the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's favoured Housing for All scheme.
Cabinet-approves-'Housing-For-All-by-2022'-scheme
Jun 17, 2015
New Delhi: The union cabinet on Wednesday approved the launch of 'Housing for All by 2022' programme, aimed at rehabilitation of slum dwellers and promotion of affordable housing for the economically weaker sections (EWS) through credit-linked subsidy.
Gujarat-govt-to-adopt-'redevelopment-policy'-for-affordable-housing-in-state
Jun 01, 2015
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government is all set to announce a 'redevelopment policy' to initiate building of affordable houses in place of old colonies, a senior official said in Ahmedabad on Monday.
Developers,-analysts-look-forward-to-implementation-of-Land-Pooling-Policy-in-Delhi
May 27, 2015
NEW DELHI: Affordable housing in the capital city of Delhi could get a major boost with the centre notifying norms for the land pooling policy
Maharashtra-may-cut-stamp-duty-on-residential-properties-to-push-affordable-housing
May 16, 2015
MUMBAI: Home buyers in Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra are set to receive a major relief
Greater-Mohali-Area-Development-Authority-launches-new-housing-scheme
May 14, 2015
MOHALI: This year Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (Gmada) has commenced a new reasonably priced housing scheme
Tata-Housing-to-Invest-Rs-600-Cr-on-Haryana-Project:-Report
May 09, 2015
New Delhi: Realty firm Tata Housing will invest about Rs 600 crore to develop a new residential project
44ha-land-needed-in-Kolhapur:-MHADA
May 07, 2015
KOLHAPUR: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) has demanded 44 hectares of land in Kolhapur for construction of affordable housing
Real-estate-&-construction-sector-to-create-maximum-jobs-by-2022:-NSDC
May 06, 2015
NEW DELHI: Real estate and construction sector is set to become the prime employment generator in India
Maharashtra-govt-plans-to-start-'housing-fund'
May 05, 2015
Mumbai: In a bid to make homes more affordable for people in Maharashtra, the state government is planning to start a 'housing fund'
Maharashtra-mulls-SEZ-Prevention-of-Land-Speculation-Bill
May 05, 2015
MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government plans to introduce a 'SEZ Prevention of Land Speculation Bill'
Sukhbir-meets-top-real-estate-players-for-housing-projects-in-New-Chandigarh
May 02, 2015
Chandigarh: Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday called upon the real estate developers to come up with quality affordable housing concepts
Provident-Housing-set-to-raise-funds-from-private-equity-firms-for-expansion
Apr 28, 2015
BANGALORE: Provident Housing, the affordable homes unit of Bengaluru-based Puravankara Projects, is looking to generate funds from private equity firms
‘Include-affordable-housing,-informal-sectors-in-draft-DP’
Apr 28, 2015
Mumbai: The draft Mumbai development plan should not just be error-free but should also consider other issues, like providing for affordable housing, map slums and rest of the informal sector, experts

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