Over 26,000 applications in for DDA housing scheme, last day today – ET RealEstate

NEW DELHI: If you have been planning to apply for Delhi Development Authority’s Housing Scheme 2021, today is your last chance. Tuesday is the last day to apply for the 1,354 flats on offer, for which the draw of lots is scheduled to be held on March 5.

DDA received total 26,365 applications till around 8 pm on Monday for the scheme that was launched on January 2.

A DDA official said that “out of the 26,365 applications it has received, 15,103 applicants have also made the final payment of application fee. DDA has received most of the payment for 10,147 HIG and MIG flats, 1,711 final payments for LIG flats and 3,245 for EWS flats. The application fee is Rs 2 lakh for HIG and MIG flats, Rs 1 lakh for LIG flats and Rs 25,000 for EWS flats.”

The draw of lots will be webcast and applicants who are unsuccessful in landing a flat will be refunded the application fee.

The scheme offers 254 higher income group (HIG) flats with prices ranging between Rs 69.6 lakh and Rs 2.1 crore and 757 two-bedroom, middle income group (MIG) flats priced between Rs 40.6 lakh and Rs 1.4 crore. The number of one-bedroom flats is on the lower side with just 52 lower income group (LIG) flats with price ranging between Rs 17.7 and 35.5 lakh, apart from 291 flats for economically weaker sections (EWS).

For its 2019 Housing Scheme, DDA had received around 45,000 applications for the nearly 18,000 flats on offer. With a large number of these flats not finding any takers, DDA finally carried out draw of lots for around 10,000 flats.

DDA officials said that the response to the housing scheme has been satisfactory and as seen in previous schemes, the number of applications see a spike in the last few days. Between January 2 and February 7, DDA had received 15,361 applications, out of which 6,488 applicants had made the final payment.

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