Complimenting the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) for a good job done in rehabilitation scheme, he sought an affordable housing scheme for government employees and for all residents of Chandigarh. He was speaking at the function where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh handed over keys to newly-constructed one-room flats to beneficiaries at Dhanas under the city’s slum rehabilitation scheme. Complimenting the Chandigarh administration for constructing the flats, he said the rehabilitation scheme will help make Chandigarh slum-free. Bansal also highlighted the decisive policies of the url UPA government at the Centre, lauding the Congress-led government for its recent landmark decisions like the Right to Education, Food Security Bill, Land Acquisition Bill and the Street Vendors Bill, which he said were the measures in the right direction and would go a long way for inclusive growth of the country. Built under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewable Mission (JNNURM) by the Chandigarh Housing Board, the flats will accommodate over 40,000 people. The Union ministry of housing and urban poverty alleviation has approved construction of around 25,000 flats for rehabilitation of the slum-dwellers in Chandigarh.
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A Housing Works dynamo smooths out the bumpy road for homeless
7], his refusal along with other board members to support the establishment of a housing authority shows that his support is simply rhetoric. The report that more than 3,600 people applied to rent 122 units built in connection with the Arlington Mill Community Center elicited this observation from Mr. Tejada: The demand for rentals is amazing, no question about it. No wonder its amazing: The county has permitted developers to tear down older, affordable apartments and replace them with far more expensive ones. Furthermore, the countys requirement that developers provide some small number of affordable units does nothing to chip away at the huge backlog of persons needing them. The only way Arlington will demonstrate its commitment to affordable housing is by supporting the establishment of a housing authority .
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The need for affordable housing in Arlington County
The first encounter did not go well. When I introduced Lowery to Mr. Ayers, he greeted her politely but informed her he would not vacate his apartment without a fight. But Housing Works, established by members of the Immaculate Heart Community, stands behind a vow to do “whatever it takes for as long as it takes.” Lowery assigned Anthony Ruffin to begin meeting regularly with Mr.
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