RDA Announced Action Againt Illegal Housing Schemes

Illegal Housing Schemes

Three days ago, Commissioner Rawalpindi Development Authority, Mr. Nadeem Aslam Chaudhary announced that a massive operation against the illegal housing projects will be launched soon.

In a press conference recently, the concerned department informed the media that an action against the illegal and unauthorized housing societies has been approved and all set to launch in the coming days. They advised the public to refrain from investing in these housing societies on both the residential and commercial basis and advised them to look for the approved NOC’s from where ever they are investing.

A number of 43 housing schemes were highlighted by the RDA official that fall under its jurisdiction and have obtained NOC from RDA, whereas 31 housing schemes are operating illegally without having any NOC. The official considered it to be in their best interest and avoid investing in such illegal schemes.

The list of legal and approved housing schemes under the jurisdiction of RDA is as follows:

  1. Top City 1
  2. Mumtaz City
  3. Bahria Town Phase 1, 2 & 3
  4. Bahria Town Phase 8
  5. Gandhara City
  6. Faisal Town,
  7. Fazaia Housing Scheme,
  8. Army Welfare Housing Scheme (Defence 1),
  9. Doctor Town
  10. Foreign Office Employees Cooperative Housing Society
  11. Garden Villas
  12. Gulshan-e-Abad, Judicial Colony
  13. Kehkashan Town
  14. University Town, Shalimar Town
  15. Khudadad City (Now Airport Enclave)
  16. Kohsar View Housing Project
  17. Municipal Corporation Cooperative Housing Scheme
  18. Pak Atomic Energy Employees Cooperative Housing Society
  19. Pak Employees Cooperative Housing Society
  20. Rabia Bungalows.
  21. Safari Villas-1
  22. Safari Villas 2
  23. Revenue Employees Cooperative Housing Society
  24. Bostan Avenue Housing Project
  25. Gulshan-e-Fatima
  26. PIA Officers Cooperative Housing Society
  27. Eastridge Housing scheme
  28. Shifa Cooperative Housing Scheme
  29. Bahria Paradise
  30. Tarnol Housing Scheme
  31. Clifton Town
  32. T&T Housing Scheme
  33. Rawalpindi Railway Employees Cooperative Housing Society
  34. Up-Country Enclosure
  35. PARC Housing Scheme
  36. CBR Cooperative Society
  37. Golden Jubilee Cooperative Housing Scheme
  38. Commoner Sky Gardens Housing Scheme
  39. Sanober City
  40. Taj Residencia
  41. Elite Reverie Housing Scheme

The list of 31 housing schemes which have been marked illegal by RDA and the general public is cautioned to stay away from investing in, is as follows:

  1. Jinnah Town
  2. Airport Employees Cooperative Housing Society
  3. Gulshan-e- Ali
  4. Janjua Town 1
  5. Janjua Town 2
  6. Janjua Town 3
  7. Khyban-e-Millat
  8. Rasool Town, National Town
  9. Khyban-e-Quaid
  10. T&T Housing Society
  11. OGDC Town
  12. Hamza Town
  13. Sanghar Town
  14. Gulshan-e-Iqbal
  15. Fazal Town phase 2
  16. Gulberg Town
  17. Lake Vista Residential (Rawal City)
  18. Palm City
  19. Jabbar City
  20. Usman Block
  21. Jubilee Town
  22. Lawyers Town
  23. Radio Colony
  24. Federation of Employees Cooperate Housing Society
  25. Samarzar Housing Project
  26. Gulraiz Housing Scheme
  27. Metro Homes
  28. Babar Homes
  29. Paras Villas
  30. Alfalah Homes.

In answer to a question, the officials informed that RDA has also apprised the public through newspaper advertisements the status of the housing schemes under its jurisdiction. The citizens can also check online details of all the housing schemes on RDA’s website, he added.

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Mahhah Qayyum is a NUST graduate in Mass Communication, majored in multimedia journalism. She is always on the lookout for an opportunity to prove herself. She frequently writes real estate blogs for View Storm, Medium, Pakistani Lad and Berq Properties.