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CDA takes action against illegal housing societies in Islamabad

Islamabad: May 24, 2015   Capital Development Authority (CDA) has started taking action against Illegal Housing Societies in the Federal Capital. The action is being taken against those housing societies, either which have not obtained NOC and approval from CDA or are being falsely being marketed as located in Islamabad.

During a special operation Enforcement Staff of the Authority along with Islamabad Capital Administration (ICT) and heavy contingent of Islamabad police took action against Paradise Housing Schemes located at Lehtarar Road and demolished boundary wall, outer periphery and opening face of the Society. The action was taken after completion of serving due notices. The CDA also took action against The Eden Life Housing Scheme and removed sign boards of the society from Lehtarar Road.

Earlier, CDA through a public notice floated in print media has warned general public to refrain from making any purchase in sixteen (16) un-authorized housing schemes of zone 2, 3 and Sector E-11, sixty four (64) housing societies of zone 4, 29 housing schemes located in Zone 5 and five (05) housing societies namely Muhafiz Gardens, Rawat Enclave, Faisal town, Grace Land Housing and Air Line Avenue which are being falsely propagated as located in Islamabad. These housing societies have been served notices after which action in accordance with prevailing laws would be initiated.

In the meanwhile, Chairman CDA, Maroof Afzal has directed the relevant formations to ensure strict action against un-authorized and illegal housing societies in Islamabad. He directed to peruse the cases vigorously for early vacation of stay orders obtained from different courts of law. He said that CDA has also decided to take up the mater with SNGPL, Wapda and PTCL who have provided different facilities and services in these housing societies without issuance of mandatory NOC from CDA.