Housing For All

                                                                    HOUSING FOR ALL MISSION
The “Vision 2023” a strategic long term plan for infrastructure development to high growth for the first time in Tamil Nadu for rapid economic growth. This envisages the provision of houses for all urban slum families in Tamil Nadu and making the cities / towns slum free before 2023. Under this programme housing and infrastructure would be provided to all urban
slum families in Tamil Nadu at a cost Rs.65,000 Crore as detailed below:-




 Investment              (Rs. in Crore)



 Slum Free City Programme –in Chennai and its Agglomeration Areas




 Slum Free City Programme for World Class Cities




 Slum Free City Programme –in rest of urban areas in Tamil Nadu (including Tanjore and Didugul cities)




It is proposed to implement this programme by dovetailing funding assistance from Housing for All Mission.
The Government of India announced the ‘Housing for All’ Mission for urban areas which will provide central assistance to implementing agencies through States for providing houses to all the eligible families to be completed in a phased manner before 2022. The Mission launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India in June 2015, supports construction of houses upto 30 Sq.M. carpet area with basic civic infrastructure with the assistance of Centrally sponsored / Central sector schemes.
The construction of houses under Housing for All will be implemented through the following four verticals:

Vertical 1 In- situ slum redevelopment : 
In-situ slum rehabilitation using land as a resource with private participation for providing houses to eligible slum dwellers. This in-situ redevelopment aims at providing houses to all eligible slum dwellers. Slum rehabilitation grant of Rs.1.00 lakh per house, on an average would be admissible for all houses built for eligible slum dwellers in all such projects. 

Vertical 2 Credit linked subsidy scheme : 
The Mission, in order to expand institutional credit flow to the housing needs of urban poor will implement credit linked subsidy component as a demand side intervention on home loans taken by eligible urban poor (EWS / LIG) for acquisition, construction of house. The beneficiaries would be eligible for an interest subsidy at the rate of 6.5% for a tenure of 15 years for the loan amount upto Rs.6.00 lakhs.

Vertical  3 Affordable housing in partnership :

To increase the availability of houses for EWS categories, the States either through its agencies or in private partnership can plan affordable housing projects. Central assistance at the rate of Rs.1.50 lakh per EWS house would be available for all EWS houses.

Vertical  4 Beneficiary led individual house construction :

The fourth component of the mission is assistance to individual eligible families belonging to EWS categories to either construct new houses or enhance existing houses on their own. Such families may avail of central assistance of Rs.1.50 lakh for construction of new houses under the mission. The States may also contribute financially for such individual house construction. The persons living in kutcha houses in or outside slums with proof of land may also avail of this facility.

            The Government of Tamil Nadu have designated TNSCB as the Mission Directorate for the ‘Housing for All’ which will act as a State Level Nodal Agency for implementing Verticals 1, 3 and 4. The Directorate of Municipal Administration and Directorate of Town Panchayats will act as a State Level Nodal Agency for vertical 2 in respect of Municipal areas and town panchayats respectively under ‘Housing for All’ Programme.  The Hon`ble Chief Minister has announced Vision 2023 which envisages slum free cities before 2023. It is proposed to implement this programme by dovetailing funding assistance from Housing for All.  

The Memorandum of Agreement has been executed with the Government of India to participate in the Mission and to fulfill the mandatory conditions imposed by GOI. It is programmed to implement the construction of houses / tenements for the slum families and urban poor in 666 towns in Tamil Nadu during 2015-2022 under Housing for All. The GOI have approved the inclusion of 191 towns in this programme under Phase-I, during this year.

The State Level Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary to Government with Secretaries as members has been constituted to approve the projects.


 No of cities / towns
 No. of schemes
 No. of tenements / Houses
 Project Cost
 GOI grant  GTN grant
 1  11
 398.66   158.06  196.34



  Sl.No  No of cities / towns  No. of schemes  No. of tenements / Houses  Project Cost  GOI grant  GTN grant
 1  170  21  23476  1012.92  352.14  303.97