Frequently Asked Questions

Q1 How to and where to apply to get the tenement or developed plot of the housing Board?
Ans The tenements /houses constructed by J&K Housing Board are sold by giving advertisement in the Newspaper by inviting applications.
Q2 After the application how the tenements or plots are distributed?
  • After the acceptance of application forms, scrutiny of the forms is done to check the first hand eligibility of the applicant & the allotments are made as per the standard procedure of J&K Housing Board i.e. by draw of lots. In case less number of applicants than the number of assets advertised, the allotment shall be made on first come first serve basis.
  • Commercial Assets are disposed off through bids.
Q3 Has Authority appointed any agents or brokers to sell its tenements?
Ans No. Authority has not appointed any broker or agents to sell the tenements constructed by the J&K Housing Board. The marketing department of the board is capable and well equipped with sufficient staff and machinery.
Q4 Can I apply at any time to get the flat?
Ans No, You cannot. Because to sell the assets available with J&K Housing Board, an advertisement is given in the newspaper which will give all the details (kindly refer to Q1. for details.)
Q5 What are the income limitations for applying for these flats/plots etc.
Ans Income for various sizes / groups like (Economically Weaker Section(EWS), Low Income Group(LIG),Middle Income Group (MIG), Higher Income Group(HIG), are decided at the time of registration/invitation of applications.
Q6 Do we need to pay any amount and any document for obtaining application form?
Ans The applicant is not supposed to submit any document while obtaining application form but he/she will have to pay an amount on account of cost of application form & brochure as would be mentioned in the advertisement and the information booklet.
Q7 When and what documents are required to be submitted to get the allotment of the flat.
Ans Documents prescribed in the brochure are required to be submitted alongwith the application brochure.
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Affidavit for income(self employed who are not paying IT)
Q8 Who can apply for the J&K Housing Board’s tenements?
Ans The applicant who wants to apply for the tenements of the J&K Housing Board should fulfill following criterion:

The Scheme is open to all State Subject of J&K State.
  • The applicant must be a domicile of J&K
  • The applicant must have attained the age of 18 Years at the time of registration.
  • An eligible person, his or her spouse, or any of his/her dependent members can submit more than one application under the scheme, but shall be entitled for allotment of one plot only.
  • The applicant, his/her wife/husband or dependent relatives who were earlier allotted House/Flat by the Housing Board and has transferred the same to some other person under the transfer policy of the Board is not entitled to get his name registered for fresh allotment.
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