Thane: Mhada now plans to make Kalwa affordable housing hub – ET RealEstate

THANE: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) is planning to turn Kalwa into a hub of affordable housing in the state by constructing one of the biggest economically priced complexes here, cabinet minister Jitendra Awhad informed. Speaking to he media in Thane last week, he said the department was working out a plan […]

Maharashtra: Slum dwellers can sell houses after demolition in five years with SRA nod – ET RealEstate

THANE: Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad has said that people can sell their huts five years after they are demolished for redevelopment by the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) and not wait for 10 years after the construction of buildings as before. Speaking to reporters here on Friday, Awhad said people can sell their house with […]

Maharashtra government seeks to redevelop slums on Juhu airport – ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: The state government wants to redevelop the slums on Juhu airport. “We want to propose to the union aviation minister that in return for giving us 50% of the airport land which is not required for aeronautical operations, we will give the Airports Authority of India (AAI) the other 50% of the land free […]

Free homes for families of 1,800 retired cops in Mumbai: Maharashtra housing minister – ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: Around 1,800 families of police personnel living in BDD Chawls post-retirement will get free housing under the redevelopment project, said state housing minister Jitendra Awhad. The state government has undertaken the redevelopment of BDD chawls at Worli, N M Joshi Marg and Naigaum in Dadar. The redevelopment project in central Mumbai is slated to […]

No funds to pay rent of those evacuated from dangerous buildings: Jitendra Awhad – ET RealEstate

ULHASNAGAR: The government has no money and is taking loan to pay the salary of the staff, said state housing minister Jitendra Awhad. The minister ruled out any financial assistance from the government in the case of a dangerous building issue in Ulhasnagar. He was addressing a program organised by Ulhasnagar Trader Association for residents […]

Maharashtra government to sign agreements with BDD tenants before transit shift – ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: The state government will sign an agreement with every tenant of BDD chawls before shifting them to transit camps. The agreements will specify building, floor and flat number for which the tenant will be eligible once redevelopment is complete, said housing minister Jitendra Awhad. He said all residing in the chawls as on January […]

SRA, Mhada should develop home for slum-dwellers: Maharashtra housing minister – ET RealEstate

File photo MUMBAI: Pointing out that many slums, especially on the coastline of Mumbai, were located on prime land, state housing minister Jitendra Awhad said he was of the view that rather than developers, SRA and Mhada should develop housing for the slumdwellers. Once the rehab tenements for slumdwellers were ready, the rest of the […]

Mhada lottery: BDD tenants go from 150 sq ft to 500 sq ft – ET RealEstate

File photo MUMBAI: The long-awaited redevelopment of the city’s BDD chawls finally got off the ground on Thursday. State housing board Mhada conducted a lottery to allot apartments to eligible tenants of the old, dilapidated structures in Lower Parel. Construction of the buildings is yet to begin though. The entire project constitutes the largest resettlement […]

First batch of BDD Chawl tenants to get homes in Mhada lottery today – ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: The long awaited rehabilitation of the residents of the city’s BDD Chawl complexes finally gets off the ground on Thursday. State housing board Mhada (Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority) will conduct a computer lottery this afternoon for tenants residing in the BDD chawls at NM Joshi Marg, Lower Parel. This draw constitutes the […]

Mumbai: Patra Chawl tenants on warpath as panel fails to submit report – ET RealEstate

File photo MUMBAI: Tenants of Goregaon‘s Patra Chawl have threatened to intensify their protests as the government-appointed one-man committee tasked to look into their rehabilitation is yet to give its report nearly 11 months after it was set up in January 2020. After the Maha Vikas Aghadi government came to power, Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad […]