The (MHADA)Maharashtra Housing that was known as “Bombay Housing Board” earlier was established in 1948 and except the Vidarbha region, they had control over the whole state. They work for the poor section of the society and construct housing space for them. The allotment and maintenance of these buildings were looked at by them.
On the reorganization of the State, in the year 1960 Vidarbha housing board was established, as a successor body to the Madhya Pradesh Housing Board. The MP housing board worked on the same function as Vidharbha did, except that it sanctioned loans for cooperative housing societies, institutions, and local authorities for the construction of the buildings. In 1971, The Bombay Buildings Repairs and Reconstruction Board was constituted. Tenants residing in decrepit buildings in the Island City of Bombay had issues there, so it was created to deal with their problems and undertook its structural repairs and reconstruction, to make them safe and better for the residents residing there.
In 1974, The Maharashtra Slum Improvement Board was constituted, with the motto to fulfill the basic needs of the people residing in slums, such as water taps, proper drainage systems, pathways, latrines, and streetlights, etc. To begin with, it provided services to the Mumbai City and Mumbai Suburban Districts. Then they were later extended to the other parts of the State for the better development of the state and its people.
The Maharashtra Housing & Area Development Authority (MHADA) was formed by the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Act in 1976. On 5 December 1977, it came into existence. The Mumbai Housing and Area Development Board was restructured by a Government Declaration and it was then split into three different Boards now known as Mumbai Housing and Area Development Board (MHADB), Mumbai Buildings Repairs and Reconstruction Board(MBRRB) and Mumbai Slum Improvement Board (MSIB) Under the Government Declaration. In Mumbai, 3 lakh housing units have been constructed by it.
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MHADA lottery scheme 2020
The MHADA Lottery Scheme for 2020 in Mumbai offers some best housing units at an affordable price to eligible home buyers and you should carefully read up on the details of the scheme, before applying for it.
MHADA or the Maharashtra Housing and Development Authority, has come out with its new lottery housing scheme for 2020. It provides this service with the main purpose that people in Maharashtra can own their own housing units. The new scheme offers 1,300 new housing units at an affordable price, annually across Mumbai and Pune. The flats allotment works on the premise of applications and financial stability of the people who have filled it respectively.
This year, MHADA will be offering these affordable housing units to the residents of Maharashtra only. The scheme will only be valid for residential property units. The application process will be conducted online at lottery.mhada.gov.in. The last date for the online application and online payment was the 10th of December last year. The list of applicants that were accepted by the board, and was released on the 19th of December 2019. However, if you have already applied, you should know that the draw date will be organized by the authority very soon.
MHADA housing scheme eligibility conditions
- Applicants should have to be Maharashtra residents and should have to be more than 18 years of age by January 2020.
- Candidates applying for lower-income housing groups should have a monthly income between Rs. 25-75,000.
- Candidates should have a monthly income between Rs. 50-75,000, if they are applying for middle-income housing groups.
- Candidates should have a monthly income exceeding Rs. 75,000 if they are applying for higher-income housing groups.
- PAN Cards are necessary for applications.
Documents needed for MHADA House
- Driving License (DL)
- PAN Card
- Aadhar Card
- Voter ID Card
- Birth Certificate
- Residence Certificate
- School Leaving Certificate
MHADA housing scheme for the year 2020 Cost
The prices of apartments will be as provided below, under the MHADA housing scheme for 2020:
- EWS (Economically Weaker Sections)-There are 63 units, price Rs. 20 lakh for each uni.
- LIG (lower income groups) units- There are 126 units, price Rs. 20-30 lakh for each unit.
- MIG (middle income groups) units- there are 201 units, Rs. 35-60 lakh for each unit.
- HIG (higher income groups) units- There are 194 units, price Rs. 60 lakh to Rs. 5.8 crore for each unit.
The break-up of the housing units as location-wise is as follows:
- 278 housing units in Antop Hills
- 269 housing units in Gavanpada Mulund
- 89 housing units in Pratiksha Nagar
- 24 housing units in Siddharth Nagar Goregaon West
- 216 housing units in Mankhurd
Registration procedure for housing units at MHADA and lottery fee payment
The registration procedure is as follows:
- Visit the official website of MHADA (Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority)
- Fill up the form with all important details the site ask you about.
- Create your username and password, then log in
- Choose submit and view the lottery application form once, so that you are not left with any doubt
- Choose the scheme (EWS, LIG, MIG, HIG) and lottery-based upon your eligibility criteria
- At last, Print out the acknowledgement slip
You can pay online by using their official website and save the receipt for future reference. You can find the results of the lottery on the homepage once you visit the site. This waitlist will display the list of all the winners. The PDF file will contain the winner’s name and also the flat number that is allotted to them. The application amount of those whose names have not been shortlisted on the homepage will be refunded within a period of 7 working days.
MHADA housing units are cheaper than the ones that are sold by our local builders, if you are lucky enough and you are allotted a house, you will be paying an amount less than that of the market price. Earlier, the quality of the construction used to be poorer, but now it has also improved.
MHADA provides housing space to people who do not have their own house, thus it is not for investment purposes. Please read all the rules and regulations on their website once you log in.