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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.
Tata-Housing-Sells-250-Flats-Worth-Rs-100-Crore-in-Goa:-Report
Oct 28, 2015
New Delhi: Realty firm Tata Housing has sold 250 flats, worth over Rs 100 crore, from its housing project at Goa.
HDIL-to-launch-'Planet-HDIL'-affordable-housing-project
Oct 27, 2015
Mumbai: Housing Development and Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL), a leading Mumbai-based real estate developer is all set to launch two mega projects in Virar (East) and Ghatkopar (East). The company will launch the first phase of its affordable housing project 'Planet HDIL' – mega smart city in Virar (East), this Diwali and another two luxurious projects in Ghatkopar (East), by end of 2015.
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).
Odisha-Developers-Welcome-New-Housing-Policy
Oct 26, 2015
Bhubaneswar: Real estate developers in the state are pinning hopes on the state’s new housing policy combined with the recent Reserve Bank of India(RBI) decision to increase loan to value(LTV) ratio to revive the sluggish housing market in the festival season.
Haryana-policy-gives-big-housing-a-push
Oct 24, 2015
CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government has reduced the minimum land requirement to build townships from 100 acres to 25 in its new integrated licencing policy (NILP), which it unveiled on Friday.
Tata-Housing-close-to-raising-Rs-3,200-crore-for-luxury-housing-across-top-5-cities
Oct 21, 2015
MUMBAI: Tata Housing is in advanced-level talks with a few institutional investors to raise Rs 3,200 crore for its upcoming premium and luxury residential projects across top five cities.
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.
New-policy-to-rope-in-Maharashtra's-private-builders-for-affordable-housing-
Sep 19, 2015
MUMBAI: The state government will soon come up with a new policy that will make it mandatory for private builders to transfer a certain housing stock to Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA).
States-queue-up-for-PM-Narendra-Modi's-Housing-For-All
Sep 18, 2015
NEW DELHI: Within three months of launch of Housing For All scheme, a key poll promise of PM Narendra Modi, states are queuing up to tap into the funds for slum redevelopment.
Government-to-put-in-place-single-window-clearance-for-building-permissions-by-early-next-year
Sep 16, 2015
NEW DELHI: The central government is working on putting in place a single window time-bound clearance system for layout approvals and building permissions by the beginning of next year, housing and urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu said.
Fullerton-India-to-float-housing-finance-company
Sep 15, 2015
Leading non-banking financial company (NBFC) Fullerton India Credit Company Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Fullerton Financial Holdings, has decided to float a housing finance company by November this year.
Green-Tribunal-order-on-housing-puts-developers-in-a-bind
Sep 09, 2015
The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday made it mandatory for developers to get environmental clearance for projects above 20,000 sq m.
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.
LIC-Housing-Finance-to-raise-up-to-Rs-47,000-crore
Sep 08, 2015
LIC Housing Finance Ltd (LHFL) today said it will raise up to Rs 43,000 crore via non-convertible debentures on private placement basis
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.
MMR-housing-market-records-worst-half-year-post-global-financial-crisis
Jul 28, 2015
MUMBAI: Housing market in Mumbai Metropolitan Region has recorded worst half-yearly performance since global financial crisis in 2008 with around 2 lakh unsold homes and weakening sales, showed a report released by Knight Frank India for the period ending June.
Bharti-Realty-ties-up-with-Eros-group
Jul 28, 2015
NEW DELHI: Bharti Enterprises' real estate firm Bharti Realty on Monday said it has tied up with Eros Group to develop a housing project at Surajkund.
'Housing-for-all'-project-to-give-Indian-economy-a-much-needed-boost
Jul 23, 2015
MUMBAI: The Housing for All (HFA) project will give the Indian economy a much needed boost. However, its success will depend on the ramping up of the existing urban infrastructure, fast tracking of approval processes and also targeting the actual beneficiary, says India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
Fullerton-India-receives-housing-finance-licence-from-NHB
Jul 23, 2015
Mumbai: Non-banking finance company Fullerton India on Thursday announced the receipt of housing finance licence from National Housing Bank.
No-hike-in-circle-rates-for-flats-in-noida
Jul 21, 2015
NOIDA: There will be no increase in circle rates for flats in Noida and Greater Noida this year. The UP stamps and registration department on Monday announced fresh circle rates for Noida and Greater Noida, keeping in view the slump in the real estate sector. The new circles rates will come into effect from August 1.
State-Bank-of-India-ties-up-with-Bankbazaar.com-for-home-loans
Jul 14, 2015
PUNE: State Bank of India (SBI) has entered into a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MOU) with online financial product aggregator bankbazaar.com and the bank's subsidiary SBI CAP Securities Ltd. (SSL) to display its housing loan products on the bankbazar website.
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.
"Housing-for-all-by-2022"-sends-housing-finance-stocks-soaring
Jun 18, 2015
Shares of housing finance companies were in the spotlight on Thursday, surging up to 5%, after the government gave its approval to the launch of 'Housing for All by 2022' scheme.

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