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  • Three new housing schemes approved

    PESHAWAR: The provincial government has approved three major housing projects and directed the authorities concerned to initiate work on the same at the earliest...

    Special assistants to chief minister on housing, planning and development, additional chief secretary, secretary housing and other officers were in attendance...

  • 36 housing schemes declared illegal

    SIALKOT: At least 36 unapproved private housing schemes have been declared illegal by the Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA)...

    The TMA has also imposed a ban on the sale and purchase of plots to save the people from investing their hard-earned money in such bogus housing schemes...

  • Land-grabbers eye low-cost govt housing schemes

    KARACHI: The Sindh government’s ambitious schemes named after slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto aimed to providing cheap houses to the poor across the province has already hit snags as officials say most plots in Karachi have already been encroached upon while the scheme in Larkana — the ancestral home of the former PM — has been jeopardised by the local police, it emerged on Monday...

    The officials said the main reason for...

  • Nepra may allow power generation, distribution by housing schemes, sugar mills

    ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) is likely to make a landmark decision by allowing private housing schemes — high-rise buildings and sugar mills — to generate and distribute their own electricity, a source privy to the proposal told Dawn on Sunday...

    It is believed that if Nepra allows private housing schemes to distribute and generate their own electricity it would help overcome power crisis in the...

  • NAB chief returns money to 175 people affected by fake housing schemes

    ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal reiterated on Wednesday the bureau’s commitment to catch influential and powerful people belonging to private housing societies involved in corruption...

    “NAB will now focus its attention on these people,” the NAB chairman said at a ceremony held at the bureau’s headquarters to distribute money among 175 people who had been affected by nine housing...

  • LDA’s land acquisition of other housing schemes set aside

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court allowed petitions of five cooperative housing societies and set aside acquisition of their land by the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) for its own housing scheme, LDA Avenue-I...

    The LDA had launched Avenue-I in 2002 and acquired 14,458 kanals and nine marlas of Chiniot Cooperative Housing Society, 328 kanals of Islamic Research Scholars Cooperative Housing Society Limited, 320 kanals of Electrical and...

  • Water commission orders govt to demolish all illegal housing schemes in Karachi

    The Supreme Court-appointed commission on water quality in Sindh on Tuesday ordered that all newly constructed housing schemes be demolished, including the controversial Bahria Town, if found in contradiction with relevant laws governing such development projects...

    ""Under what law was the report submitted?" Justice Muslim asked, also inquiring as to how many other such housing schemes exist...

  • Work on 15 unapproved housing schemes stopped: Jam Kamal

    QUETTA: The Balochistan government has stopped work on 15 unapproved housing schemes in the industrial towns of Hub and Winder with immediate effect and decided to link issuance of no-objection certificate for the schemes to strict implementation of laws...

    Mr Kamal said that work had been under way on 15 unauthorised housing schemes, including eight in Winder and seven in Hub...

  • Probe under way into affairs of over 100 Badin housing societies, schemes

    BADIN: A joint investigation team has been constituted to carry out a forensic audit of more than 100 housing societies and schemes of this district as per the directive of Supreme Court, it is learnt on Sunday...

    The team has been assigned the task of scrutinising the land record and carry out a forensic audit of the lands allotted to various housing societies and for residential and commercial schemes...

  • Tehsil councils to get powers for housing schemes’ approval

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposed changes to the KP Local Government Act, 2019, to empower tehsil councils across the province to approve private housing schemes...

    The newly-inserted section, 23(b)(5), states, “Once the chairman tehsil local government council, is satisfied that requirements for the grant of approval for establishing and development of private housing schemes are met, he may...

  • FIA expedites probe into mushroom growth of ‘illegal’ housing schemes in capital

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has expedited its investigations into the mushroom growth of illegal housing societies in the capital, directing the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to furnish records of officers who failed to take action against them...

    Through a letter sent to the civic body a few days ago, the FIA Corporate Crime Circle said the agency was also conducting an inquiry against CDA officers who...

  • High court stays approval of new housing schemes in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court has issued a stay order temporarily stopping the Peshawar Development Authority from granting no objection certificates to the private land developers for housing schemes...

    The bench adjourned next hearing until Sept 8 asking the PDA director general not to receive any application for NOC for housing projects until then...

  • PTI’s housing programme is ambitious but will it address the root causes of the housing crisis?

    First things first: the spirit behind the government’s Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) must be commended...

    The struggle for dignified housing in Pakistan has a long history replete with brutal evictions of katchi abadi dwellers, political and legal resistance by groups like the Karachi Indigenous Rights Alliance, the Alliance for Katchi Abadis and the Awami Workers’ Party (AWP), the cumulative efforts of low-income housing...

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