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Affordable Housing: The Game Gets Real

Skyrocketing property prices, land saturation and subdued demand for mid-range homes in the tier I cities have led buyers and investors to explore more cost-effective markets in non-metro (Tier II & III) and suburb cities.

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Kerala to conduct survey of urban homeless

The 'Shelter for Urban Homeless' scheme is being implemented as part of the National Urban Livelihood Mission and Kudumbashree is the nodal agency of the programme in the state

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The Second Homes Market Post Demonetization

The trend of buying second homes or vacation homes saw an upswing.

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Is GST Bad News For Homebuyers And Renters?

Once GST comes into effect from July, the leasing of land and buildings - as well as home loan EMIs paid by those who purchase under-construction apartments - will attract the applicable tax rate. Depending upon the tax rate that gets announced for real estate, the effect could be higher or lower than today.

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Get cases of fraud in PMAY (Urban) scheme probed:Panel to govt

The Standing Committee on Urban Development, in its reports 'Demands for Grants (2017-18)' for HUPA Ministry, noted that a lot of bogus builders/developers are apparently registering and enlisting a lot of consumers for allotment of economic weaker section/ lower income group house in the name of affordable housing scheme under the mission of 'Housing for All by 2022'.

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Govt Approves 90,095 More Affordable Houses for Urban Poor

Madhya Pradesh has been sanctioned 82,262 houses in 49 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.5, 260 cr with central assistance of Rs.1, 071 cr. Jammu & Kashmir got 4,915 houses in 24 cities and towns with an investment of Rs.240 cr and central assistance of Rs.74 cr. Dadra & Nagar Haveli’s capital Silvassa has been sanctioned 803 affordable houses with an investment of Rs.26 cr and central assistance of Rs.12 cr.

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What Budget 2017-18 offers for Affordable Housing

The Budget missed out on giving any additional income tax incentives to first-time home buyers or providing higher tax savings on housing loans and house insurance premiums. Nor did it raise house rent deduction limits.

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Scheme to construct 1 cr house in 3 years on: Govt

The government has approved a scheme to construct one crore houses in next three years under Housing for All by 2022', Lok Sabha was informed today.

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Rajasthan inks 14 pacts in housing, infra sectors

The Rajasthan government has inked 14 agreements in the housing and infrastructure sectors as a part of its initiative to promote planned urbanisation in the state

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Rajasthan govt inks over Rs 12k cr pacts under 'Housing for All'

Rajasthan has become the first state to sign MoUs for promoting affordable housing projects with private and public sector companies, says the Urban Development Minister

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