Mill workers' lottery for MHADA flats might take place after Diwali

The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) Chairman Uday Samant said on Wednesday that the mill workers' lottery might possibly happen after Diwali

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On Wednesday, September 18, the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) Chairman Uday Samant indicated that the lottery for the flats for mill workers might be issued after Diwali. A petition regarding the issue of the lottery for mill workers is being heard in Bombay High Court and the verification of the documents is in process. 

Meanwhile, Samant recently announced that the lottery for mill workers will be declared by the end of December 2019.

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In a conversation with the Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh, Samant said that currently, more than 17,000 MHADA flats are lying unsold due to high prices. The flats were being charged more price than the developer and therefore, people had refused to pay more money to MHADA.

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He added that in order to ensure that the flats are sold, they will be selling at 20-45 per cent lower price.

Meanwhile, a committee has been formed to tend to the complaints against people illegally overpricing the flats. A report on the same will be presented soon.

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