15 March 2017
Chandigarh Housing Board has invited applications w.e.f. 30.1.2017 for allotment of flats/Dwelling units to the eligible oustees of UT under Self Financing Scheme on Leasehold/freehold Basis under “Chandigarh Allotment of dwelling units to the Oustees of Chandigarh, Scheme, 1996”. The last date for close of the scheme was fixed on 28.2.2017 which has been further extended upto 15.3.2017. The Chandigarh Housing Board has offered i.e. 263 Dwelling Units 27 HIG (3BR), 102 MIG(2BR), 60 LIG(1BR) & 74 EWS (One Room) to various oustees, as per their option. The Registration and allotment of flats is only open to the Eligible Oustees of UT Chandigarh in cases of Land/House was acquired for which notification under section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act was issued before 31.10.2007. The allotment shall be subject to the provisions of Haryana Housing Board Act, 1971, as extended to U.T. of Chandigarh, the provisions of the Chandigarh Housing Board (Allotment, Management and Sale of Tenements) Regulations, 1979 and the Capital of Punjab (Development and Regulation) Act, 1952 and the Rules and Regulations made there-under and amended from time to time. The process for Registration for allotment is going on through four dedicated banks i.e. HDFC: Sector-9: Chandigarh; State Bank of Patiala: Sector-8: Chandigarh; State Bank of India: Chandigarh Housing Board Branch: Sector-9: Chandigarh; and PNB Sector 16-D, Chandigarh. Information available with Chandigarh Housing Board suggests that 577 application forms for allotment of Dwelling Units have already been sold out and 234 applications for allotment have been received till date i.e. 15.3.2017 with these banks. This indicates the success of launching the scheme by CHB.
Various oustees have brought to the notice of the Chairman, Chandigarh Housing Board, and the problem relating to non-funding of Earnest Money Deposits (EMD) by the concerned dedicated banks in favour of eligible oustees. The Board at its own level has taken this issue with dedicated as well as other banks to come forward and finance the amount of earnest money deposits in favour of oustees who are facing financial problem for registration and allotment of dwelling units. As a result, PNB Sector 16-D, Chandigarh has already funded EMD in respect of 175 Numbers of applicants/oustees under the scheme.
For the convenience of applicants/oustees the last date for receipt of applications under the scheme has been further extended upto 28.3.2017.