MHADA invites applications for housing through lottery system

ST CORRESPONDENT
Thursday, 24 May 2018

“The flats have all modern amenities and are available at subsidised rates. For instance a flat of 325 square feet area would cost around Rs 9.5 lakh.” added Ashok Kakade.

PUNE: Maharashtra Housing Area and Development Authority (MHADA) has called for applications for over 3,168 housing  properties under the MHADA lottery system. The applicants can apply through MHADA lottery website for the housing scheme based on their economic category.  

Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Ashok Kakade, Chief Officer (CO) of MHADA said the properties will be available to people in areas of Nanded City, Mahalunge,  Wakad, Ravet, Moshi and other areas.

“The flats have all modern amenities and are available at subsidised rates. For instance a flat of 325 square feet area would cost around Rs 9.5 lakh. The whole process of application is online and the process of lottery is also online which will be declared on June 30 at 10 am,” added Kakade. 

The CO said MHADA has over 250 acres of land in Pune, Satara, Sangli,  Solapur and Kolhapur. “For applying for housing in MHADA flats an applicant should not have his self-owned property in similar corporation jurisdiction. For instance a person who owns a property in Pune city can apply for MHADA property in Pimpri-Chinchwad and not in Pune,”  added Kakade. 

The CO said the majority of flats are for economic weaker section and low income group which covers around 2,500 of 3,100 homes available under the scheme. 

Kakade said an applicant has to first register with MHADA after which he has to furnish his personal details and pay the deposit money which ranges from Rs 5,000 to Rs 20,000 as per the economic section one falls in. Kakade said about 2,500 homes were allocated to people by MHADA in 2016 and it received a great response from people. 

“In last four days our site was visited by more than 10,000 persons. About 3,800 persons have applied till date in the lottery system. The last date for applying is June 19 and June 20 is the last date for paying the deposit money,”  added Kakade.

The applicants can apply through https://lottery.mhada.gov.in and the helpline number is 9869988000.

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