To mark its 40th anniversary, the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) has announced 40% rebate in the fee for transfer of house ownership in the city.
Board chairman Maninder Singh said applicants applying for the transfer between July 1, 2016, and December 31, 2016, along with pending cases, will get the rebate. “We have about 5,000 house transfer cases pending. The decision was taken in the governing body meeting of board held on Thursday,” he said. Houses built by the CHB are in Sectors 40, 41 and from 43 to 47, and 49 to 52.
Additional door under need-based changes
The board has also approved an additional door in its own dwelling units under the need-based changes with some riders. The allottee shall obtain the certificate of structural stability from a engineer registered with the Chandigarh administration and submit a copy of the same to the board for record prior to commencing the work. The allottee shall obtain mutual consent in writing from all allottees on other floors and also from the owners of adjoining houses floors having a common wall, before commencing work on additional door.
The opening of the door will be allowed onto the public space.
Nod for quality material
The board has accorded approval to reputed brands of various items, to be incorporated in the bid documents for the construction of 200 two bedroom flats in Sector-51A, Chandigarh.
The Chandigarh Housing Board will commence e-auction of its nearly 50 residential properties from August 15, 2016. Most of these properties are in Sector 49, 50, 51 and 52.
Cancelled Sector 56 flats revived
The board members also recommended revoking the cancellation of 77 flats in Sector 56. The revival will be done under Chandigarh Small Flats Scheme-2006 and the appeals pending will be heard by the board chairman, in one go and the matter will be referred to the Chandigarh administration for approval.
The flats had been cancelled due to some violations by the allottees and non-payment of dues. The allottees will have to pay the revival charges with a nominal interest.