National Housing Bank
|Founded||July 8, 1988|
|Headquarters||New Delhi, India |
The National Housing Bank (NHB) is a state owned bank and regulation authority in India, created on July 8, 1988 under section 6 of the National Housing Bank Act (1987). The headquarters is in New Delhi and its total staff June 30, 2008 was 80.
The institution, owned by the Reserve Bank of India, was established to promote private real estate acquisition. The NHB is regulating and re-financing social housing programs and other activities like research and IT-initiatives, too.
VISION Promoting inclusive expansion with stability in housing finance market.
- NHB about
- Annual report 2007-2008, p. 40 (English part)]
- Alpana Sivam, Sadasivam Karuppannan: Role of state and market in housing delivery for low-income groups in India in Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 17: 69–88, 2002, S.85.
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