, Partner agencies (UN Habitat, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Habitat for Humanity and Sri Lanka s National Housing Development Authority) housing advice, advocacy and support for LGBT people who are frequently discriminated against when trying to find decent, affordable housing.
, MANILA, PHILIPPINES The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a million loan to Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL), one of India s leading housing finance companies, to fund the expansion of its lending for low cost affordable homes and to broaden its reach into some of the
, If you re thinking of backpacking around Sri Lanka, read our guide to the good, the bad and the weird Find out more If you enjoy feeling like a celebrity every time you leave the house, you ll love Sri Lanka (it also helps if you have dreadlocks as Bob Marley is pretty much a national hero) The people are
, If you are visiting the Maldives on a budget, it makes sense to combine it with a trip to Sri Lanka, India, or Southeast Asia We flew with Tiger Air from Singapore ( hrs, from US ) Air Asia flies from Kuala Lumpur ( hours, from ), and a number of airlines fly from Sri Lanka and India such as
, NEW DELHI, INDIA The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has disbursed a year million loan to PNB Housing Finance Limited, which will support purchases of badly needed affordable housing units across the country The company, the fifth largest housing finance company in India, will extend the
House also has a car park, courtyard and a backyard and is built on perch land in Mt Lavinia in South of Colombo, Sri Lanka This first Hybrid House is built at a cost of US, This Hybrid Villa is owned by Venture Holiday Home (pvt) Limited one of the leading short term accommodation providers in Sri Lanka.
, Nidhi Adlakha finds out why the low income category is the most under serviced segment in Indian realty.
, Community leaders in the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia planning with staff from the Namibia Housing Action Group (Photo Diana Mitlin IIED) In Sri Lanka, for example, the Women s Coop has , members, and has integrated savings, lending and insurance to create new development
, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has dismissed Shiv Sena objections to the development of the city s salt pan lands, saying only per cent of the estimated , acres of salt pan land will be utilised for affordable housing Dismissing the Sena s criticism that the government was planning to open up salt
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, A plan by NTPC to build a power plant in Trincomalee in Sri Lanka s Eastern Province, has been scrapped following the country s decision to switch from coal to renewable energy sources Sri Lanka s Ministry of Power and Energy on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it would drop its plan to build a coal
, Dr Bill Thomas already has brought innovation to senior living and care, and in the next year he is planning to make magic happen in the industry That s MAGIC, to be The cost to build the first Minka was ,, not including the land and foundation for the modelthat s about per square foot.
Hybrid Bungalow is an architect designed house built in Wadduwa Sri Lanka, about Km away from Colombo, Sri Lanka This storey bungalow is conceptualized and designed by Hybrid Homes (pvt) Ltd and designed from x shipping containers and other recyclable Total cost of the construction is US ,
In places close to Colombo, prices and occupancy keep going up, and affordable character and charm generally decline Enter Airbnb This global room house letting startup has hit Sri Lanka in a big way and there are a lot of gems available there, from people outside the traditional hotel industry That s how we found the
, the low cost housing system consists of a reusable and recyclable plastic framework mould, which is filled with stone less concrete and a special in design and the repetitive application scheme, construction costs can be reduced significantly from the lightweight system the moladi model is not only
, In Brooklyn and Queens, the neighborhoods around Newtown Creek an infamous Superfund site have long been industrial This design envisions how they could become mixed use MakerHoods with more affordable housing, new types of manufacturing, better transportation, and a cleaner environment
, Affordable housing can be boosted by establishing a green channel for approving low cost housing projects The National Building Code of needs to be revisited for low cost housing norms, and automatic clearances for projects with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Rating for
Value for Money Luxury finishes at low cost Mobility Houses are mobile and can be relocated at a minimal cost Fast Delivery Delivery with days depending on the design Ready Made Pre designed Houses ready to be purchased No Red Tape Regulatory or Municipal Council approval is optional Minimal
, Architects plan low cost residences for all kinds of reasons, whether rehousing victims of natural disasters or creating affordable homes for people with Asked to rehabilitate a Sri Lankan fishing village that was swept away during the tsunami, Japanese architect Shigeru Ban designed houses with
Sri Lanka being a tropical country close to the equator, is very hot and humid The core material used for Hybrid Homes which is a container, itself is made out of recycled steel, and is fully recyclable if demolished Hybrid Homes can provide necessary plans and technical details if required by the authorities.
, Delhi considers Sri Lanka to be a security partner and opposes and is anxious to prevent Pakistan and China from jointly expanding defence links with There is a very good case for Sri Lanka to invest in maritime patrol aircraft like the Orion (cost USD million per plane) and a ground attack plane like