Norms for new homes

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 - 11:22am IST | Agency: DNA
Details of the rules applicable while applying for a new MHADA home.

Income limitations for applying for these flats
The Authority has set certain limitation for the allotment of its tenements. Before the  allotment of the tenements the applicant's income is at  first taken into consideration. The authority has decided  three income groups -- LIG, MIG and HIG .

The income limitation for these categories are as follows.
A)     Economically Weaker Section    
Below Rs. 8000 /-

B)      Lower Income Group    
Between-Rs.8,001/- to Rs. 12,000/-

C)     Middle Income Group    
Between-Rs.12,001/- to Rs. 20,000/-

D)     Higher Income Group    
Between- Rs.20,001/- and above

Documents required to be submitted to get the allotment of the flat

A successful applicant in the lottery system, will receive an intimation letter wherein the list of documents will be mentioned. The applicant is asked to submit these documents to fix his/her eligibility. The list of documents is as follows"

Domicile Certificate
Income Certificate
Affidavit for income(self employed who are not paying IT)
Affidavit of Income of Spouse(Incase of joint application)
Affidavit for income in addition to the income from employment
Birth Certificate / School Leaving Certificate / Election Card.

Who can apply for the MHADA's tenements?

The applicant who wants to apply for the tenements of the MHADA should fulfill following criterion :
1.     Applicant’s age shall be more than 18 years
2.     Applicant shall obtain Domicile Certificate from Competent  Authority.
3.     Applicant or his spouse should not own a residential property in his /her name in the Jurisdiction of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.

How do successful candidates get the flat?

When the lottery is declared, the successful applicant receives intimation letter according to which, the applicant has to submit documents asked in the letter.  The MHADA, on the basis of those documents fixes the eligibility of the Applicant.

What are norms for couples?
A husband and wife have the freedom to apply separately and in more than one code numbers on certain terms and conditions. The couple has to declare their respective earnings in the application forms. If the wife is not earning then she can apply independently for the house by declaring the income of her husband.

But if the husband and wife are selected in the lottery at both the places, they can be allotted only one flat from the lottery. The applicant has to surrender one of the flats to the Authority. Else the authority will take back/ confiscate all the property allotted by it and legally sue the applicant as per the procedure.

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