June 2016 MHADA lottery housing scheme application information & eligibility criteria

Want to know the schedule and eligibility requirements of the June 2016 MHADA lottery? This article is giving information on income categories for the June 2016 MHADA lottery, other eligibility criteria, the online application fee and the schedule of submission of application for the lottery.

Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) has, through its annual lottery schemes, offered low cost homes to those who want a roof over their heads at an affordable rate in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and in the Konkan region. Earlier this year, in January 2016, it offered over 4,000 such low cost homes in Thane, Virar, Mira Road and Sindhudurg. Proposed buyers can apply online only. The online application fee is Rs.300/- (non-refundable)

For area-wise location of tenements and cost read: Location of flats and price of June 2016 MHADA lottery

For registration and application procedure: How to submit online applications for June 2016 MHADA lottery

Who can apply for the lottery?

Income category criteria

The homes will be available as per the income category of the individual (family income) who is buying the flat. There are 4 income groups for which the June 2016 lottery is open:
  • Economically Weaker Section Group (EWS): income up to Rs.25,000 per month

  • Lower Income Group (LIG): income of Rs.25,001 to Rs.50,000 per month

  • Middle Income Group (MIG): income of Rs.50,001 to Rs.75,000 per month

  • High Income Group (HIG): income of Rs. 75,001 and above per month

Important note: The applicant cannot apply more than once in one reservation category in the same code number as well as in not more than one income group. If he/she does so, then all such applications would be rejected prior to the lottery.

General eligibility requirements

  1. Age criteria: You should have completed the age of 18 years on or before the date of filling up the application form.

  2. Existing residential ownership status: You/your spouse/minor children should not be (a) owning a flat/house/residential plot and land or hold a residential plot on hire purchase or on a rental basis from MHADA; (b) owning house/flat/residential plot of land or membership of any registered or proposed Cooperative Housing Society in your name/spouse's name within the jurisdiction of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM).

  3. Domicile: You should have a Domicile Certificate as proof that you have had a period of 15 years' continuous stay within the limits of the State of Maharashtra within the last 20 years (note that those who come within the reservation category of Central Government employees are exempt to this rule).

  4. Bank account:You must have a valid Savings Bank account. You should not submit your application through a Joint Bank account or through a Current account or an NRI Bank account. If you do so, your application will be rejected. Also, you should not use another person's Bank Account number to submit your application. If you do so, your application will be rejected.

  5. Identity: You must have a valid PAN card.

  6. A registered trust / person can apply on behalf a mentally retarded and mentally ill person in the physically handicapped category and for allotment of the flat, that person's income will be taken into consideration.

Important dates

  1. Registration of applicants: 23/06/2016 to 23/07/2016, till 23.59hrs.

  2. Submission of online applications for registered applicants: 24/06/2016 from 14.00hrs to 25/07/2016 till 23.59hrs.

  3. Acceptance of D.D. from 24/06/2016 to 27/07/2016 (working days and hours of Bank)

  4. Proposed date of lottery draw: 10/08/2016.

Contact information

MHADA Lottery Help Center
"Mitra" Office, Gate no. 5,
Grihnirman Bhavan,
Bandra (East), Mumbai-400051
Helpline nos.: 9869988000 / 022-26592692/93
Email: dycomktmb@gmail.com
MHADA Lottery 2016 official Website

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