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A Study of the Prospects and Challenges of India's Government Social Rental Housing | Original Article

Prof. Ar. Amol Madhav Bapat*, Indrajit Nivasrao Yadav, in Journal of Advances in Science and Technology | Science & Technology


This research explores into the complex world of social rental housing schemes run by the Indian government, looking at its prospective challenges. It is the responsibility of the government to provide housing for all, as this is a right incorporated in the Constitutional Directive Principles of State Policy. Social rental housing is a subset of rental housing that aims to include more people. In response, the government of India has launched several social rental housing initiatives to make affordable, good housing available to everybody. Essential components in reducing housing disparity, it assesses how well these programs foster social inclusion sustainable urban development. Until recently, the topic of rental housing in India was mostly ignored. With the fact that there are 21.72 million urban rented houses, no legislative framework has been put in place to encourage private sector involvement in this crucial subset of housing, even though the country has been independent for 72 years.