25 March 2020 – Extended government housing placements for residents

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has allowed allottees of General Pool Residential Accommodations who were due to vacate their flats or houses to retain their accomodation for the period from 17 March to 31 May 2020.

The measure was taken as many current allottees are unable to move due to the advisories regarding social distancing issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1608124