Tag: Slum Dwellers

Home owner may add extra floors

The ministry of housing is considering a proposal that may allow home owners to add extra floor beyond prevailing norms on their existing properties by paying a fee to the local body. The money will be used for providing affordable housing to the economically weaker section. The proposal is based on the recommendations of the […]

Real Estate giant to sell off 4.5 million square feet

In a sign of the times, the country‚Äôs third largest real estate player, Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited (HDIL), has offered to sell off three of its plots totalling about 4.5 million square feet. Analysts say the rare move shows the extent of liquidity crunch in the realty market where no developer normally takes the […]

Delhi Slums Propose Huge Business To Realtors

Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is firming up an elaborate plan for slum redevelopment projects in the capital. It has appointed consultants to prepare reports on the redevelopment of 30 slum clusters. The developer is expected to build houses for the slum dwellers and in return gets a portion of the total space for development which […]