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May 10, 2013
How Mumbai's 'ordinary man' gets screwed on real estateProfits, and where possible, profiteering, drives the private sector real estate operators. On the other hand, efforts in the public sector have been sorely lacking in the desired push. Public housing, despite the high per capita incomes, has failed Mumbai.
Oct 10, 2012
Maha govt likely to make slum dwellers pay housing costThe policy will be in line with that for mill workers, according to which housing was provided to them at affordable rates on a no-profit-no-loss basis.
Jul 06, 2012
Whatever happened to the Dharavi makeover?India’s flagship slum development plan is still stuck in political and bureaucratic dilly-dallying.
Dec 30, 2011
The romance and magic of DharaviDharavi is a slum that movies and books are based in. It’s a slum that is romanticized and eulogized. But for Mumbai, it's just another high-priced land.
Oct 21, 2011
If New York's word is Achieve, Mumbai's has to be SquareFeetIt’s only in Mumbai that an ad campaign with the pointed question ‘What is the carpet area of childhood?’ can stand out and be noticed in the advertising onslaught.Mumbai understands it, thinks about it and then pipes up and says — about 120 SquareFeet!
Oct 05, 2011
A 10x10 shanty can make you a Mumbai millionaireThe prices of slums in Mumbai vary between Rs 25-30 lakh, because of the high redevelopment returns. The rates of slums in central and western suburbs may vary between Rs 8-10 lakh. It could be up to Rs 12 lakh for Dharavi, say real estate firms.
Oct 03, 2011
Slumbai? Ah Mumbai, how you need to change!There’s no escaping the slums in the city of high rises and gated communities. Love then or hate them, they are as much the city as the latter are.