Maharashtra housing minister, Real Estate News, 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 […]

BDD tenants go from 150 sq ft to 500 sq ft, Real Estate News, 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, Real Estate News, 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 […]

30 flat buyers face eviction in Mhada and builder’s dues row, Real Estate News, ET RealEstate

MUMBAI: Thirty flat buyers face eviction from their new homes while another 50 await possession of their flats as Mhada and developer Rajan Shirodkar slug it out over dues to be paid to the housing authority. Shirodkar, also a member of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, has blamed Mhada’s delay in granting permissions as the reason for […]

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 […]

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