All You Need To Know About Chandigarh Housing Board Schemes
The Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) has been actively working in the city to provide affordable housing to the homeless residing in the union territory.
It constructs and develops houses/flats on the allotted land at reserve prices. The board was formed in 1976 by extending the Haryana Housing Board Act, 1971. The board allots units through housing schemes and applications are invited from the general public. After scrutiny of applications, draws of lots are held for registration of allottees and allocation of floors. The house numbers are allotted through another draw. So far, the CHB has constructed over 44,000 small units, 11,700 flats for medium-income group and 5,933 units for higher-income group.
The CHB is also responsible for building homes under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Housing For All. Interested applicants can fill this survey form and submit it in the CHB office.
General Self-Financing Housing Scheme
The CHB launched the General Self-Financing Housing Scheme for 200 units of 2BHK flats at Sector 51-A, Chandigarh. While the construction of the project is still underway, the scheme was oversubscribed and does not have any vacant units.
Also, the CHB is in the process of preparation of a housing scheme in Sector 53 comprising of 492 flats of various categories. Applications will be invited soon for allotments.
Applicants can also see the list of vacant properties available with the CHB and can apply through specified schemes.
The CHB is also responsible for rehabilitation work across the territory. Following are the ongoing programmes under which the CHB has provided units to underprivileged applicants.
- Rehabilitation of Rehri Owners through construction of Day Markets in various sectors 7, 9, 11, 15, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 37, 38, 39, 41, 46 & 47
- Rehabilitation of Scooter/Car-repair mechanics through construction of shops in sectors 28, 38 (West), 48, 52
- Rehabilitation of rag pickers in sector-56, Chandigarh
- Rehabilitation of street children at Snehalya Maloya
Important contact details
Applicants can contact the following helpline number for more details- +91-172-4601827 or can email their query to email@example.com