24 Aug, 2014 11:18a.m.

DDA housing scheme 2014: 10 facts you need to know

  • The registration for these flats would be open to applicants from September 1 and the last date to receive the application is October 9.
  • The draw of lots would preferably be taken out within 20 days of the close of the scheme.
  • The DDA has introduced a new clause in which a buyer will not be able to sell his flat for the next five years after possession.
  • The registration fee for general category flats will Rs 1 lakh, while it will be Rs 10,000 for the EWS (Economically Weaker Section) category. 
  • A ceiling of Rs 1 lakh of annual income has been prescribed for those applying under the EWS category.
  • Of the 25,034 flats, 22,627 will be one-bed room apartments. A total 896 flats are newly-built flats out which 512 are for middle income group. Of these, 700 flats will be reserved for people belonging to economically weaker section (EWS).
  • The price for middle income group flats will range between Rs 41.30 lakh and Rs 69.90 lakh, while one-bedroom flats will cost around Rs 10 lakh. For higher income group flats, the cost will be over 1 crore, while it will be Rs.10,000 for EWS flats which will cost between Rs.7 lakh to Rs.11 lakh.
  • For the first time, DDA has also decided to do away with attachments along with the application forms and now only a photocopy of PAN card would be needed for the process.
  • There is no income limits on one-bedroom apartments and any eligible candidate can apply. For EWS category, there will also be an option to pay the cost of the flats in instalments
  • One person can submit one application only. Both husband and wife can apply for flats subject to fulfilment of eligibility conditions with a stipulation that if both are found to be successful, only one of them shall retain the allotment of a flat.

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