Defence Housing Authority

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Defence Housing Authority
TypePublic
IndustryReal estate
Gated community
FounderPakistan Army
Headquarters
ProductsTown
Commercial area
Plots
House
Villa
Restaurants
Hotel
Golf clubs
Hospitals
OwnerGovernment of Pakistan

Defence Housing Authority (DHA) (Urdu: ڈیفنس ہاؤسنگ اتھارٹی). It is the first largest residential community in Pakistan. It was constitutionalised through an act of parliament in 2002, whereas, secretary defence is it chairman and it is self governing authority.

Primarily aimed to develop housing for current and retired military personnel in 1970s, now sells most plots in its new projects to civilians while a portion of total plots is alloted to armed forces officers, families of martyrs and other employees as service benefit on installment payment plans ranging from 10 to 20 years.

Residential neighborhood in DHA

DHA allows the construction of houses and commercial buildings according to defined parameters, to create safe and environment friendly infrastructure. DHA has endeavored to provide an opportunity to live the innovative and modern living. Relying on the elements of strategic urban planning, development, and sustainability it has carved out its residential and commercial projects. [1]

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  1. ^ Karachi, MIS Dte, DHA. "Pakistan Defence Officers Housing Authority,Karachi". www.dhakarachi.org.

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