February 17, 2021
Budget 2021-22: A Boost to Affordable Housing, Urban Public Health, and Transportation
This year’s budget witnessed some important shifts in affordable housing, urban sanitation and public health, and transportation.
April 11, 2019
Why is India’s real estate market stagnating
Developers have to seek clearances from multiple departments. They have to ensure compliance with a large number of rules and regulations that may be subject to revisions and pay steep official charges and fees. There are serious delays in granting p...
October 19, 2018
Residential yield: Chennai in 6th spot, higher than Mumbai, Delhi
According to an IDFC Institute report, Indian cities have residential rental yields between 2 to 4% which is much lower, compared to cities across the world.
October 03, 2018
India Infrastructure Report: Making Housing Affordable
A supply-side reform agenda for urban India
January 12, 2018
The burden of free parking on our cities
It is imperative for urban policy in India to be guided by an outcome-oriented principle that reduces incentives for car ownership
September 20, 2017
Archaic law means no rooms to rent for migrant workers flocking to India's cities
With few affordable homes being built, ancient apartment blocks like the one that collapsed last month are the only option for many of Mumbai's migrant workers
September 18, 2017
Will RERA Embolden Powerful Builders?
If state authorities significantly increase the costs of regulatory compliance under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, or Rera, it may lead to consolidation in the property market
June 29, 2017
Reuben Abraham and Pritika Hingorani Speak on Urbanisation and Affordable Housing at LBSNAA
Reuben Abraham and Pritika Hingorani speak on Urbanisation and Affordable Housing in Mussoorie at LBSNAA in June 2017.
May 31, 2017
The Paradox of India’s Vacant Houses
15% of Mumbai's housing stock lies vacant. Here, the slums are full but thousands of homes lie vacant.
May 03, 2017
Why Are So Many Houses Vacant?
Ever wondered why people buy houses but keep them vacant? 11 million (1.10 crore) homes in India currently lie vacant, that's 12% of the total houses in Indian cities.