February 24, 2020

Cracks are showing in the housing market. Reforms are way to go

Existing housing policies are responsible for keeping housing out of reach for many urban Indian residents. In this article for moneycontrol.com, Vaidehi Tandel, Isalyne Gennaro and Mehul Das make a case for urgent reforms in the Indian housing sector.

 

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"In general, government policies have been designed to narrowly address affordable housing issues as if this sector exists completely independent of the larger housing market. In fact, existing housing policies and regulations in India are responsible for keeping housing out of reach for large sections of urban residents — and are thus contributing to the sector’s stagnation."

 

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Topic : Transitions / In : OP-EDS
Tags : housing , FSI , urban , cities
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