Kerala State Housing Board
Kerala, the southern state of India is more known for the highest literacy rate it possesses. People of Kerala are very humble and helping natured and so is the government of Kerala. It has taken good care of the citizens of Kerala. The housing board of Kerala came in to existence in the year 1971. At the time of inception, the housing board had a single objective of providing homes for the economically weaker sections but as time passed by the priorities shifted to a more fruitful path. Of late Kerala housing board has started to build house which comprised of comfort and a flavour of lavishness. It is safe to quote that the housing board has taken up the lines of real estate business where every class of society is given the opportunity of owning a house based on their respective budget. This pragmatic approach has brought about harmony and equality in the society as no single social group was enjoying all the lucrative perks provided by the government. As a result, the Kerala housing board is the most sorted out government governing body.
The biggest advantage of owning a house under the housing board schemes is that the house is under direct control of the government of Kerala. Housing board takes active part in fulfilling the customer needs and facilities. There is no reason to wonder why housing board is being awarded as the best housing board by the HUDA (Housing and Urban Development Corporation) year after year. The housing board scheme is not restricted to parts of the state. Every corner of the state has been receiving the services of housing board. The districts benefitted by this housing scheme are: Thiruvanthapuram (The capital city of Kerala), Ernakulam, Kannur, Thrissur, Kollam, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Allappuzha and others.
Most residential ventures are sold in the auction format. Also the residential projects consist of flats and duplexes predominantly. This enables effective usage of land and revenue. Such projects taken up by housing board add to the infrastructure and economic well being of the state.