Issues with Affordable Urban Housing in India: An Analysis

Report Overview:

  • The lack of affordable housing remains a key bottleneck in our push for urban growth and development
  • This has been due to a combination of unchecked urbanization and policy failures, including lack of effective coordination between the Centre and States.
  • This brief analyzes the current status of affordable urban housing in the country, including the performance of past government schemes. It further highlights the key aspects of the new “Housing for All” Mission (named the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana) officially launched by the Prime Minister on 25th June, 2015.