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6 Parsi families asked to leave community housing

By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 11:50 PM IST
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As per the current law, Mhada can forcibly acquire cessed buildings by paying an amount 100 times of the monthly rent collected by the landlord from tenants.(HT image)
As per the current law, Mhada can forcibly acquire cessed buildings by paying an amount 100 times of the monthly rent collected by the landlord from tenants.(HT image)

More compensation for landlords of cessed, non-cessed buildings

By Surendra P Gangan | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 06:24 AM IST
After the collapse of Kesarbai building in Dongri last month, which killed 13 people, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had announced the government would tweak the Mhada Act empowering it to make compulsory acquisition of cessed and non-cessed buildings.
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Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)

Cops book trustees, civic staff and contractors in Dongri building collapse in Mumbai

By Faisal Tandel | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 12:18 AM IST
During investigation, the police learnt that the 100-year-old building had trustees and a contractor had carried out construction and repair work
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The building collapse in Dongri killed 13 people.(HT FILE)
The building collapse in Dongri killed 13 people.(HT FILE)

The challenge of rebuilding this crumbling city

By Shailesh Gaikwad | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2019 01:12 AM IST
The Kesarbai building collapse has highlighted the long-pending problem of redevelopment of old, dilapidated buildings, especially in the island city.
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The building collapse in Dongri killed 13 people.(HT FILE)
The building collapse in Dongri killed 13 people.(HT FILE)

Mumbai building collapse: Remaining portion of structure set to be demolished

By Mehul R Thakkar | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2019 12:54 AM IST
As part of the plan, residents living in the nearby buildings may have to vacate their homes while the demolition is carried out
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Mumbai, India - July 17, 2019:Rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed at Dongri in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (Photo by Kunal Patil/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
Mumbai, India - July 17, 2019:Rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed at Dongri in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (Photo by Kunal Patil/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)

After Dongri crash, Mhada vacates 3 bldgs, Mumbai civic body sends 20 notices in 2 days

By Eeshanpriya M S, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 01:24 AM IST
In 2019, BMC’s B ward has sent notices to 450 old buildings in the Dongri, Pydhonie, Bhendi Bazaar area.
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Rescue operations underway at the site of the collapse in Dongri, Mumbai.(HT File)
Rescue operations underway at the site of the collapse in Dongri, Mumbai.(HT File)

After Mumbai building collapse, BMC to help vacate dangerous Mhada houses

By Eeshanpriya MS and Steffy Thevar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 04:51 PM IST
The BMC will also write to Mhada asking for an update on the list of C1 category (unfit for habitation) buildings, and action taken.
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Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: Locals said at least 12-15 families buried under the rubble were awaiting help.(ANI Twitter Image)
Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: Locals said at least 12-15 families buried under the rubble were awaiting help.(ANI Twitter Image)

jToddler wrapped in cloth rescued from Mumbai building debris

By Indo Asian News Service | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 08:44 PM IST
Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: The building, which belongs to the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority, also housed a catering business on the ground floor, they said.
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Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: Samant, who was on way to Mumbai from Ratnagiri, said he has asked the officials concerned to collect all the required information pertaining to the building for further action.(Santosh Harhare/Hindustan Times)
Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: Samant, who was on way to Mumbai from Ratnagiri, said he has asked the officials concerned to collect all the required information pertaining to the building for further action.(Santosh Harhare/Hindustan Times)

‘Will take action,’ says Maharashtra housing board chief on Mumbai building collapse

By Press Trust of India | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 08:49 PM IST
Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: MHADA Chairman Uday Samant said the building, located in Dongri area, was under their jurisdiction but given to a private builder for re-development.
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The dangerous structures were identified in a joint inspection of railway tracks conducted by CR which had engineers from the BMC and Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada).(HT Photo)
The dangerous structures were identified in a joint inspection of railway tracks conducted by CR which had engineers from the BMC and Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada).(HT Photo)

‘Structures at 5 locations along CR dangerous’ Central Railway informs BMC

By Aroosa Ahmed | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 03:48 AM IST
In a letter to the BMC, the CR had asked the civic body to conduct a structural audit of all the structures and demolish the ones that are beyond repair.
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Committee members said that given that the structure has already been vacated, there is chance now to wait and explore if restoration by repair is possible.(HT Photo)
Committee members said that given that the structure has already been vacated, there is chance now to wait and explore if restoration by repair is possible.(HT Photo)

Repair, don’t demolish Esplanade Mansion, says heritage committee

By Mehul R Thakkar | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 12:50 PM IST
In a meeting held on Wednesday, the MHCC unanimously decided that considering the uniqueness of the structure, an effort should be made to restore it by repairing rather than going for demolition.
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MHADA’s list figures buildings which are in dilapidated condition and hence pose danger to the residents.(HT Photo)
MHADA’s list figures buildings which are in dilapidated condition and hence pose danger to the residents.(HT Photo)

MHADA declares 14,207 South Mumbai buildings dilapidated, but tenants unwilling to shift

By Naresh Kamath | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 08:25 AM IST
Anand Jetha (name changed), 64, who has seen three generations of his family live in a 100 square-feet house in Kamathipura 4th lane, said shifting to a transit accommodation was not an option.
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Mhada has, however, sought the opinion of the Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee (MHCC) on the repair and restoration of the structure.(HT Photo)
Mhada has, however, sought the opinion of the Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee (MHCC) on the repair and restoration of the structure.(HT Photo)

Mhada to break open locks on 64 premises in Esplanade Mansion

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 05:21 AM IST
Lad told the court that no person currently occupies any premises in the dilapidated Grade 2A heritage structure.
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The residents, however, are wary of vacating the buildings out of fear that they may not be able to move back to south Mumbai, and also that the transit camps are located in Gorai.(HT Photo)
The residents, however, are wary of vacating the buildings out of fear that they may not be able to move back to south Mumbai, and also that the transit camps are located in Gorai.(HT Photo)

South Mumbai has 23 ‘extremely dangerous’ buildings

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 08:27 AM IST
The number of such buildings identified by Mhada has risen significantly this year. In 2018, the authority had declared seven structures as “extremely dangerous”; in 2017 and 2016, it was nine and 11 buildings.
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Many tenants allege the building is in a repairable condition and there is a deliberate attempt to demolish and redevelop it.(HT Photo)
Many tenants allege the building is in a repairable condition and there is a deliberate attempt to demolish and redevelop it.(HT Photo)

Esplanade Mansion repair: Mhada seeks heritage panel’s say

By Mehul R Thakkar | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 05:03 AM IST
A technical expert committee from the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) had recently declared the building unsafe for use.
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Nashik resident Ganesh Khairnar was however, among the lucky winners. “I was successful in my maiden attempt,” he said.(HT Photo)
Nashik resident Ganesh Khairnar was however, among the lucky winners. “I was successful in my maiden attempt,” he said.(HT Photo)

217 win Mhada homes in Mumbai

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 04:51 AM IST
Nashik resident Ganesh Khairnar was however, among the lucky winners. “I was successful in my maiden attempt,” he said.
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Esplanade Mansion, home to the erstwhile Watson’s Hotel, houses numerous commercial businesses from stationery stores to lawyers’ offices.(HT Photo)
Esplanade Mansion, home to the erstwhile Watson’s Hotel, houses numerous commercial businesses from stationery stores to lawyers’ offices.(HT Photo)

Where should we go after vacating Esplanade Mansion, tenants ask

By Mehul R Thakkar | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 03:59 AM IST
The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) is currently carrying out a vacating exercise after the heritage structure was found unsafe for use, but the tenants say they have not been provided an alternate like a transit camp for temporary use in case they have to make an emergency evacuation.
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Man promises Mhada flat, cheats two of Rs 41 lakh(Hindustan Times)
Man promises Mhada flat, cheats two of Rs 41 lakh(Hindustan Times)

Man promises Mhada flat, cheats two of Rs 41 lakh

By HT Correspondent | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2019 06:31 AM IST
The first information report (FIR) was registered based on the complaint of Vikhroli resident, E M Raiborde, 50. According to the complaint, Raiborde paid Rs 29.18 lakh while his friend paid Rs 12.50 lakh to the accused since February 3, 2016.
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It was declared a level two incident, which is not a major operation, at 10:38am by the Mumbai Fire Brigade. Personnel of the fire brigade and police and ward officials were involved in the operation.(Kunal Patil/ HT Photo)
It was declared a level two incident, which is not a major operation, at 10:38am by the Mumbai Fire Brigade. Personnel of the fire brigade and police and ward officials were involved in the operation.(Kunal Patil/ HT Photo)

3 rescued from septic tank in Mumbai’s Chembur; search on for more

UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 03:56 PM IST
The three fell reportedly after a truck ran over the septic tank and broke its cover, said officials from the BMC’s disaster management cell.
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Officials found guilty of delaying action may face punishment under the Right to Service Act(HT file)
Officials found guilty of delaying action may face punishment under the Right to Service Act(HT file)

Mhada will now give NOC for redevelopment in 90 days

By Naresh Kamath | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 01:04 AM IST
Officials say move will reduce corruption and speed up pending projects
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Motilal Nagar in Goregon is set to go for redevelopment.(HT Photo)
Motilal Nagar in Goregon is set to go for redevelopment.(HT Photo)

Mhada to float tenders to redevelop Motilal Nagar

By Naresh Kamath | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2018 11:14 PM IST
The project involves the rehabilitation of 3,628 families into bigger houses and will also generate approximately 18,000 affordable homes
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The costliest flat of ₹5.80 crore received 26 applications, while the ₹5.13-crore one got 28 bidders and the ₹4.99-crore flat received responses from 25 bidders(HT)
The costliest flat of ₹5.80 crore received 26 applications, while the ₹5.13-crore one got 28 bidders and the ₹4.99-crore flat received responses from 25 bidders(HT)

79 applicants for 5 crore MHADA flats in South Mumbai

By Naresh Kamath | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2018 11:19 PM IST
Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority’s (MHADA) three high-end apartments, costing 4.99 crore, 5.13 crore and 5.80 crore, at Cumbala Hill in South Mumbai, got 79 bidders till Friday
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(HIndustan Times)

MHADA lowers cost of flats in Mumbai by 25%-30% after poor sales

By Naresh Kamath | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 13, 2018 12:16 AM IST
Hit by poor sales, the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) on Friday announced it will reduce by 25% to 30% the prices of the 1,194 apartments it plans to sell in a lottery draw in the next few months.
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Houses constructed under MHADA housing scheme at Pratiksha Nagar. The authority constructed around 2,500 houses against its set target of 10,576 houses between the years 2015 and 2018.(Kunal Patil / HT File Photo)
Houses constructed under MHADA housing scheme at Pratiksha Nagar. The authority constructed around 2,500 houses against its set target of 10,576 houses between the years 2015 and 2018.(Kunal Patil / HT File Photo)

Affordable housing: Mhada fails to meet target in Mumbai, builds 2,500 houses in 3 years

By HT Correspondent | Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 03:14 PM IST
Uday Samant, the president of Mhada, said the major roadblocks for them include large-scale encroachments on Mhada land, as well as legal issues pertaining to their land.
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In the last ten lucky draws, more than 16 lakh applicants tried their luck for the 24,851 houses that were put on block.(HIndustan Times)
In the last ten lucky draws, more than 16 lakh applicants tried their luck for the 24,851 houses that were put on block.(HIndustan Times)

60K apply for 9,018 flats as Mhada demand drops in Mumbai

By Naresh R Kamath | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2018 12:14 AM IST
Housing experts blame Mhada for the situation.They claimed that high costs are being levied on houses, due to which the numbers of applicants have fallen.
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The ED concluded that Nitesh Thakur laundered ₹274.65 crore through various companies formed in his name as well as that of Nilesh’s.(HT File)
The ED concluded that Nitesh Thakur laundered ₹274.65 crore through various companies formed in his name as well as that of Nilesh’s.(HT File)

Warrant against ex-Mhada deputy collector in 274.65 crore PMLA case

By Charul Shah | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2018 12:56 AM IST
The enforcement directorate (ED), which probed the money laundering allegations, had filed a complaint against Thakur and 20 others, including his brother Nilesh, last week.
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The Bombay high court on Wednesday said Esplanade Mansion building in Fort is a “major disaster” waiting to happen.(HT File)
The Bombay high court on Wednesday said Esplanade Mansion building in Fort is a “major disaster” waiting to happen.(HT File)

Esplanade Mansion is a disaster waiting to happen: Bombay HC

By Kanchan Chaudhari | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2018 01:05 AM IST
HC was hearing a petition filed by advocate Ashok Saraogi challenging a notice issued by Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) that asked tenants to vacate the building immediately.
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The balcony of Esplanade Mansion in Colaba collapsed on a parked taxi in Mumbai(HT Photo)
The balcony of Esplanade Mansion in Colaba collapsed on a parked taxi in Mumbai(HT Photo)

Raze or repair Mumbai’s Esplanade Mansion: Mhada

By Naresh Kamath | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 04:27 PM IST
The special planning authority to seek HC permission on the heritage structure
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State housing minister Prakash Mehta said Mhada officials have managed to vacate 286 families from these seven buildings and have sent notices to the remaining 117 families to vacate.(Representational photo)
State housing minister Prakash Mehta said Mhada officials have managed to vacate 286 families from these seven buildings and have sent notices to the remaining 117 families to vacate.(Representational photo)

100 buildings in south Mumbai declared ‘most dangerous’

By Swapnil Rawal | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2018 12:52 AM IST
Seven buildings have been declared ‘extremely dangerous.’
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CM fadnavis also gave his approval to appoint the Maharashtra Housing And Area Development Authority (Mhada) as a special planning authority.(HT file photo)
CM fadnavis also gave his approval to appoint the Maharashtra Housing And Area Development Authority (Mhada) as a special planning authority.(HT file photo)

State to constitute team of 50 cops to oversee eviction of illegal slum dwellers in Mumbai

By Surendra Gangan | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 12:56 AM IST
The proposal was given a green signal by Maharashtra CM, Devendra Fadnavis, during a review meeting at the Sahyadri guest house on Friday.
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