State of Housing
About State of Housing
Exhibition on show : March 15 to March 29; 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Housing comprises the largest component of any settlement and India currently is experiencing a housing crisis: it is believed there is a housing shortage of approximately 40 million units in rural areas and 18 million units in the urban centres as per the Report of the Technical Group On Urban Housing Shortage (2012-17).
In the urban areas, 56% deficit are for the economically disadvantaged sections and 40% for low-income groups. The urban housing shortage was revised down to 10 million units by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in 2017.
The State of Housing – Aspirations, Imaginaries and Realities in India exhibition aims to develop a conspectus of the present housing crisis in India; and to create an integrated database of case studies and methods enabling a comprehensive understanding of the situation.