Lacunae in Karnataka Apartment Ownership Act

Right from beginning, there have existed glaring lacunae in the state Acts pertaining to transfer of ownership of common areas and assets of multi-storied apartment complexes. And, the lackadaisical approach of the officialdom to the rectifications of these are putting the rapidly growing community of flat owners to various kinds of hardships. This project is to highlight the gaps and make efforts to get some of them corrected.

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"The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill" in the offing

Urban Development

Undeterred by stiff opposition from private developers and builders, the housing ministry is pushing hard to bring the real estate regulator bill, aiming to protect home buyers, in the current session of Parliament.

Suggestions to UDD on amendments to KAOA


Got a call from someone in the UDD department inviting suggestions from us on KAOA amendments.  Tjis is a good opportunity to provide the inputs.  However, go alone knows when this will see an outcome.

That is the good news.

Apartment Law in karnataka

I wrote this up a long time ago.  Figured that it is time to post it on Praja.  Comments and feedback welcome.


Real Estate Regulator

Urban Development

There was an article in the Economic Times today by V Raghunathan titled "Why india needs a Real Estate Regulator". He very succintly covers how the real estate sector is a mess and how everything is one sided in the whole deal.  Most of the article is self explanatory and well known.

Buying an apartment in Karnataka? Read this

Rev 1. by Murali772 and Sanjayv

There are plenty of articles discussing aspects of buying an apartment in Karnataka, and Bangalore specifically.  This blog posting has a different flavour from most.  We want to focus on some very overlooked aspects which are fundamental as well as important. 

Appointment with Sri Suresh Kumar Monday, 28th Nov

26 Nov 2011 11:04

Managed to get an appointment with honourable Sri Suresh Kumar at 10.45 AM on Monday, the 28th Nov. It will be held in Room no 262, Vidhana Soudha.

Muralidhar Rao

a petition being sent to the minister


A petition as per attachment is being sent by to Sri S Suresh Kumar, Hon’ble Minister for Law, Govt of Karnataka, in the coming week. If he continues to hold the portfolio (assuming he continues as a minister), an attempt will be made to meet him soon.

Should a multi-storied apartment complex association register itself under Societies Act?


A reading of the Karnataka Apartment Ownership Act 1972 (KAOA, otherwise called Act no 17 of 1973 - click here) very clearly brings out the fact that that is what is relevant to multi-storied apartment complexes.

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