How the pandemic is reshaping real estate: In conversation with Pankaj Kapoor

By on July 13th 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has badly affected the real estate sector in India, which was already struggling with a number of issues including sluggish sales. To get an understanding of what this means for the housing market, the IHR team spoke to Pankaj Kapoor, Managing Director, Liases Foras, which conducts data-driven market research on the real estate sector in India. We asked him about the effects of the pandemic and future prospects for the sector, which is an important supplier of housing in India.

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The Telangana Buildings (lease, rent and eviction) Control Act, 1960

By on April 28th 2020

This Act may be called the Telangana Buildings (Lease, Rent and Eviction) Control Act, 1960.

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The Uttar Pradesh Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972

By on April 28th 2020

Act to provide, in the interest of the general public, for the regulation of letting and rent of, and the eviction of tenants from, certain classes of buildings situated in urban areas, and for matters connected therewith.

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THE WEST BENGAL PREMISES TENANCY ACT, 1956

By on April 28th 2020

An Act to provide for the regulation of certain incidents of tenancy of premises in Calcutta and some other areas in West Bengal.

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Housing in India

By on April 28th 2020

The 2011 Census of India reveals that the urban population of the country stood at 377 million or 31.16 percent of the total population. This is estimated to have increased to 437 million by 2021, which is about 36 percent of the total population.

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National Urban Rental Housing Policy

By on April 28th 2020

Housing is one of the basic necessities of life and the right to housing and adequate shelter is guaranteed in the Directive Principles of State Policy enshrined in the Constitution of India.

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Social Relations, Rental Housing Markets & the Urban Poor in India

By on April 28th 2020

Cities in poorer countries are home to a heterogeneous mix of tenures: owners, landlords, tenants and sharers jostle for residential accommodation in pursuit of urban livelihoods and social well-being.

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Cities of Delhi – Overview

By on August 26th 2015

The Cities of Delhi(COD) project starts with the simple recognition that India’s capital is marked by different settlement types, defined by diverse degrees of formality, legality and tenure which taken together produce a highly differentiated pattern of access to basic services. The project provides a comprehensive picture of how the city is governed, and especially […]

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