Mumbai: Till date, the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) has received about 23,502 applications for the 217 houses featured in its Mumbai lottery. That means, there are approximately 108 applicants for every house. According to MHADA officials, this number is likely to rise as the last date for submitting applications is until the midnight of April 13.
The results of the lottery will be announced on April 21 at the MHADA headquarters in Bandra, at 10am. The 217 houses are in the lower and middle income groups (LIG and MIG) and are mainly located in Sahakar Nagar, Chembur and Kopri Village, Powai.
There are 170 LIG and 47 MIG homes being offered by the Mumbai Housing Board. Interested home buyers must register themselves with MHADA online and deposit Rs 20,000 and Rs 30,000 as earnest money for LIG and MIG homes respectively. Only those with an average monthly income between Rs 25,000 and Rs 50,000 can apply for the LIG homes and those with incomes between Rs 50,000 and Rs 75,000 may apply for MIG homes.