Life Mission houses to get insurance cover of Rs 4 lakh each, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state cabinet has decided to introduce an insurance scheme for the houses constructed under the Life Mission project. Each house will have an insurance cover of Rs 4 lakh for a period of three years. The government will pay the premium for the first three years and subsequently the beneficiaries will have to […]

Kerala government announces completion of 2.5 lakh new houses for needy, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Left government in Kerala on Thursday announced the completion of 2.5 lakh new houses under the “LIFE Mission” programme, its flagship housing project that envisages total housing for all homeless in the southern state. “LIFE Mission” (Livelihood, Inclusion, Financial Empowerment) envisages not just giving a roof for those who do not have houses, […]

After a 10-year delay, work on second tower under RAY to begin in Kochi, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

KOCHI: After much delay, work on the second tower of the apartment complex to house slum dwellers in Fort Kochi will soon be started. Cochin Smart Mission Ltd (CSML) has awarded the work to construct an apartment complex with 195 individual units to a private firm. Officials with CSML said that the work on the […]

Kerala to construct 1.5 lakh more houses under Life Mission, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Finance minister Thomas Isaac, during his budget presentation, announced that all welfare pensions have been enhanced to Rs 1,600. Isaac said that 5.5 crore food kits were distributed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Government has decided to continue with the distribution of food kits against the backdrop of rise in Covid cases. “It has been […]

Flat owners end up fighting legal battles over unauthorized constructions, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

KOCHI: Apartment owners in the city end up engaging in long legal battles when owners’ associations or builders permit unauthorized constructions in the building without obtaining proper permits from local bodies. When individual apartment owners come across illegal or unauthorized constructions, they have to undergo tedious process of raising the issue with authorities. “It is […]

Apartment association wants Kerala government to register all flats, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

KOCHI: As disputes between individual flat owners and apartment owners’ associations continue to surface, the All Kerala Apartment Owners’ Apex Association wants the state government to immediately initiate steps to facilitate the registration of apartments under Kerala Apartment Ownership Act, 1983. Apartments are currently being registered under Travancore-Cochin Literary Scientific and Charitable Society Act. “Not […]

Flat owners in Kochi can file RTI for annual financial reports, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

Representative image KOCHI: Individual flat owners who fail to obtain the annual financial reports from apartment owners’ associations can get them from the registration department. It is mandatory for the associations to file annual financial reports and the details of their office bearers with the registration department, all of which can be obtained through RTI. […]

Pettimudy landslide victims receive title deeds, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

IDUKKI: The government has done everything humanly possible to rehabilitate Pettimudy landslide victims, said power minister M M Mani. At a function in Kuttiyarvalley on Sunday, the minister inaugurated title deed distribution and the construction work of new houses. Each of the affected family received title deed of five cents of land to construct a […]

Kerala CM launches construction of 29 housing complexes under Life mission, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Under attack over allegations in connection with Life Mission projects, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Thursday that his government will not abandon any development project benefitting the people fearing charges. Vijayan was speaking after inaugurating online the construction work of 29 housing complexes as part of the Life Mission, the state government’s comprehensive […]

Kerala government orders rent waiver for hostel inmates, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief secretary Vishwas Mehta has ordered rent waiver for students and others who have not stayed in hostels during the lockdown period. According to the order, hostel fee should not be collected for the period from March 23 to April 23. After that, only 50% rent can be charged from those who have not […]

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