MHADA

  • Maharashtra: CAG slams MHADA for shoddy repair, reconstruction of buildings September 27, 2013

    Mumbai: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has slammed the Maharashtra Housing and Areas Development Authority (MHADA) for shoddy state of buildings in the city. While the Mumbra collapse highlighted the issue of substandard construction posing a danger to lives, the recent CAG report has come down heavily on...
  • NCP attacks Congress on costly government flats May 3, 2013

    Mumbai: The ruling Democratic Front constituent Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday attacked the senior alliance partner Congress over the high prices of flats to be allotted by the government . In a statement, NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik said that the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) appeared to be...
  • MHADA official owns assets worth Rs 200 cr April 20, 2012

    Mumbai: A Maharashtra Housing Board official is being probed for possessing assets worth over Rs 200 crore. The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) deputy collector, Nitesh Thakur, allegedly ran a real estate business in his brother's name. An Income Tax report said that Rs 75 crore were paid by...
  • Shopowner's negligence caused Mumbai building collapse August 27, 2009

    The day after the 5-storey Yusuf manzil collapsed at Lamington road in Mumbai, killing an 83-year-old, some serious lapses in preventing such incidents have come to light. ...
  • Mumbai's MHADA housing lottery: Some win, many lose May 20, 2009

    Mumbai: In Maharashtra, especially in Mumbai, it is a dream come true for many hard-working people who aspired to own a home of their own. The Maharashtra Housing and Development Authority or MHADA has brought out the list of winners of allottees numbering no less than 4000 lucky residents. It was an...
  • Sena demands 80 pc quota in MHADA housing scheme January 13, 2009

    Mumbai: Hundreds of thousands of Mumbaikars lined up on Monday for a chance to own a flat in prime areas, as the Maharashtra Housing and Development Authority (MHADA) opened the process of allotting low cost flats. For many citizens like John Mendosa it was nothing less than a golden...
  • Six killed in Mumbai building collapse November 12, 2008

    Mumbai: Tragedy struck Mumbai's busy Crawford market area in south Mumbai early Wednesday morning, when a building collapsed, killing 4 adults and 2 children of a family. Six members of a family were killed as part of the nearly 100-year-old Syed building collapsed early Wednesday morning. Residents allege that digging for...
  • Living in transit camp for 37 yrs, man fights for home August 17, 2007

    Mumbai: When Krishna Parkar arrived at the Kanawar Transit Camp at Vikhroli, he was an energetic 10-year-old. Thirty-seven years later, he can barely stand on his own, yet the Transit Camp is the only home he has ever known. When the building owned by the Parkar’s family was torn down for redevelopment...