Boost to Affordable Housing Amidst High Electoral Pitch

  • In an interview with Livemint, Anuj Puri, Chairman Anarock Property Consultants talks about how the interim budget provides a boost to affordable housing. Puri adds that there is a tax exemption for developers by one more year and the decisive push to the second home market. However, in terms of downsides, no major tax relief to the "real" middle class and no announcement on clearing the NBFC deadlock.