CE1011 – HOUSING PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT

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CE1011  –   HOUSING PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
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UNIT I           INTRODUCTION TO HOUSING                                                 9
Definition of basic terms – House – Home – Household – Apartments – Multi storeyed
buildings – Special buildings – Objectives and strategies of National Housing Policies –
Principle of sustainable housing, housing laws at state level – Bye-laws at urban and rural
local  bodies  –  Levels  –  Development  control  regulations  –    Institutions  for  housing  at
national, state and local levels.

UNIT II          HOUSING PROGRAMMES                                                9
Basic concepts – Contents and standards for housing programmes – Sites and services –
Neighbourhoods  –  Open  development  plots  –  Apartments  –  Rental  housing  –  Co-
operative  housing  –  Slum  housing  programmes  –  Role  of  public  –  Private  and  Non-
Government organisations.

UNIT III        PLANNING AND DESIGN OF HOUSING PROJECTS                       9
Formulation  of  housing  projects  –  Site  analysis  –  Layout  design  –  Design  of  housing
units (Design Problems).

UNIT IV        CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES AND COST-EFFECTIVE
                         MATERIALS                                                               9
New constructions techniques – Cost effective modern construction materials – Building
centers – Concept – Functions and performance evaluation.

UNIT V          HOUSING FINANCE AND PROJECT APPRAISAL                          9
Appraisal of housing projects – Housing finance – Cost recovery – Cash flow analysis –
Subsidy  and  cross  subsidy  –  Pricing  of  housing  units  –  Rents  –  Recovery  pattern
(Problems).

Total: 45
TEXT BOOKS
1.         Meera   Mehta   and   Dinesh   Mehta,   “Metropolitan   Housing   Markets”,   Sage
Publications Pvt. Ltd., 1999.
2.         Francis Cherunilam and Heggade, O.D., “Housing in India”, Himalaya Publishing
House, 1997.

REFERENCES
1.         “Development  Control  Rules  for  Chennai  Metropolitan  Area”,  CMA,  Chennai,
2002.
2.         “National  Experiences  with  Shelter  Delivery  for  the  Poorest  Groups”,  UNCHS
(Habitat), 1994.
3.         National Housing Policy, 1994, Government of India.
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