Residents of old Chikhalwadi battle builder over chawl redevelopment, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: The residents of Old Chikhalwadi, a prime 1.54 acre plot behind Bhatia Hospital in Tardeo, have written to state housing department and MHADA authorities requesting them not to give clearances to developer Shreepati Skies for redevelopment of the chawls. The developer should first clear transit rent arrears of Rs 6 crore, pending for the […]

Online registration process for MHADA houses in Pune division launched, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday launched the process of online application registration for the MHADA‘s 5,647 houses in Pune division. These residences will be built in Pune, Kolhapur, Sangli and Solapur, an official statement said. “The work of providing houses to common people at affordable prices through the Maharashtra Housing and […]

South Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project completes first phase, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: India’s largest ever urban renewal project, the Bhendi Bazaar Redevelopment Project in South Mumbai, has completed the first phase of the total development that involves over 20,000 people across 250 dilapidated buildings. In the first phase, the Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust, which has undertaken the project on non-profit basis, has completed two high-rise super-structures […]

Mhada buildings redevelopment proposed under cluster scheme, with bigger houses, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: The state housing department (HD) has proposed that the redevelopment of Mhada buildings be carried out under cluster redevelopment scheme. Cluster redevelopment is allowed under Development Control Regulation 33(9) and allows a maximum FSI of 4. A larger area under cluster redevelopment allows residents bigger apartments. Mhada has 52 layouts here spread over several […]

Strict conditions for builders have halted revamp of cessed buildings, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: The redevelopment of cessed buildings has been stuck for over a year because of a government resolution (GR) issued in September 2019, even as old and dilapidated buildings in the city continue to collapse with appalling frequency. The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority’s (Mhada) Mumbai Building Repairs and Redevelopment Board (MBRRB), which regulates […]

MHADA to redevelop Thane police colony, build 1,000 homes, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: Maharashtra government on Tuesday cleared a long-pending proposal to redevelop dilapidated police colony at Vartak Nagar in Thane, and task MHADA to redevelop these 47-year-old buildings, and construct 1000 homes, some of which will be sold by MHADA in its lottery. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by state Housing Minister Jitendra […]

MHADA provides roof to Bhanushali building residents, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: After running from pillar to post, 21 families of Bhanushali building have been allowed to stay in the adjoining building at Tardeo until the allotted building’s repair work is completed. On September 9, Mumbai Mirror published a report on the plight of these residents. After this, MHADA senior officers visited the spot for the […]

Over 1,500 slum dwellers in Colaba may be rehabilitated in a SRA project, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: Over 1,500 families who lived at Cuffe Parade’s Ambedkar Nagar, whose hutments were demolished in 2017 for allegedly coming up on mangrove land, can expect some relief as the Maha Vikas Aghadi government has set up a committee for their rehabilitation. The committee will examine if these slum dwellers can be rehabilitated in a […]

Maharashtra allows MHADA to take over buildings not redeveloped in time, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: The state Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill amending the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) Act, 1976, which empowers the authority to forcibly take over more than 14,000 cessed buildings in the city if owners and housing societies fail to redevelop them within a year of notification. The MHADA Act Amendment Bill […]

Residents refuse to move into transit homes without final agreement from MHADA, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

File photo MUMBAI: Mumbai Housing and Area Development Board (A unit of MHADA) officers are trying to convince the residents of BDD chawl at N.M.Joshi Marg to move out in transit buildings but the BDD chawl residents have asked for final rehabilitation agreements before they leave their current residence. Last year MHADA board has shifted […]

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