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 se...
August 18, 2019
Fix real estate mess to house growth
This article examines the real estate industry which poses an economic and systemic risk—the buyer without an asset and the builder with an unfinished project.
April 30, 2019
Meanwhile...issues lost in din and dust
At the halfway mark of the 2019 elections, Shankkar Aiyar reminds readers of the pressing problems plaguing India, including construction non-completion, banking sector mishaps, and the ever-present danger of drought. ...
February 06, 2019
Too slow for the urban march: Litigations and real estate market in Mumbai, India
Construction projects under litigation have approximately 22 percent longer completion times compared to projects without litigation in Mumbai.
January 11, 2019
Fast Fact: India's Urban Housing Problem in 3 Numbers
Low rental yields and obstacles to eviction mean that 11.1 million urban houses in India are left vacant.
October 03, 2018
India Infrastructure Report: Making Housing Affordable
A supply-side reform agenda for urban India
January 31, 2018
Skyscrapers and Slums: What's Driving Mumbai's Housing Crisis?
Mumbai, India is one of the most densely populated cities in the world with limited available land. So why isn’t it covered in skyscrapers to make the most of available space?
March 29, 2017
The Rental Housing Approach for India
The potential of rental housing to meet the housing conundrum of a rapidly urbanizing India should not be ignored.
January 20, 2016
Book on Shelter Security in Urban India Published by Concept Publications
Pavan Ankinappalli has co-authored two chapters in the book titled "Shelter Security in Urban India: Pathways, Barriers and Outcomes".
December 14, 2015
Briefing Paper #2: Facilitating an Easy Market for Affordable Housing Development
Developers, financiers, policy experts, and academics discuss the need for a more rationalised, consistent, and efficient regulatory environment.