ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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MAHARASHTRA-Housing for Bombay s Poor

MAHARASHTRA Housing for Bombay's Poor Amrita Abraham THE government of Maharashtra may find itself with no option after the end of August but to threaten to control rigorously the free market sales of flats if builders and landowners do not respond positively to the new urban land ceiling policy announced at the end of June, By mid-August there had been some 15 revised building plans submitted to the Bombay Municipal Corporation out of 1,868 cases pending. Housing officials said they were not unduly concerned by this slow response believing it would take more time to draw up revised architects' plans, etc. However, spokesmen of some of the associations of builders and developers have been sounding quite uncertain about

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