Defence Housing Authority
|Owner||Government 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.
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. 
- DHA, Karachi
- DHA, Lahore
- DHA, Islamabad
- DHA, Multan
- DHA, Gujranwala
- DHA, Quetta
- DHA, Bahawalpur
- DHA, Peshawar
- Army Welfare Trust is a diversified conglomerate company run by Pakistan Army to provide employment to retired armed forces officials and to raise funds to run welfare programs under AWT and Fauji foundation ; schools, colleges, universities, hospitals and to provide aid at occurrence of any natural disasters
- Fauji Foundation, similar trust run by the Pakistan Army
- Bahria Foundation, similar trust run by the Pakistan Navy
- Shaheen Foundation, similar trust run by the Pakistan Air Force
- Military–industrial complex, an informal alliance between Pakistani military and the defense industry for production of weapons and machinery for Pakistan Army.
- Karachi, MIS Dte, DHA. "Pakistan Defence Officers Housing Authority,Karachi". www.dhakarachi.org.