TNHB has been catering to the needs of various categories of people such as, Economically Weaker Section, Lower Income Group, Middle Income Group & Higher income Group by providing house sites/houses and flats to them at an affordable cost, payable over a period of several years, in addition, it provides School sites, Public Purpose Sites, Commercial/Shops Sites etc.

Further, TNHB has been constructing, maintaining and allotting apartments exclusively to the employees of Government of Tamil Nadu under Tamil Nadu Government Servants Rental Housing Scheme (TNGRHS) for and on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu.

TNHB is also issuing No objection Certificate to the Land Owners for utilisation of their land in areas where TNHB has contemplated to acquire lands for its schemes.

TNHB has been catering to the needs of various categories of people such as, Economically Weaker Section, Lower Income Group, Middle Income Group & Higher income Group by providing house sites/houses and flats to them at an affordable cost, payable over a period of several years, in addition, it provides School sites, Public Purpose Sites, Commercial/Shops Sites etc.

Further, TNHB has been constructing, maintaining and allotting apartments exclusively to the employees of Government of Tamil Nadu under Tamil Nadu Government Servants Rental Housing Scheme (TNGRHS) for and on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu.

TNHB is also issuing No objection Certificate to the Land Owners for utilisation of their land in areas where TNHB has contemplated to acquire lands for its schemes.

After development of house sites and construction of houses/flats reaches finishing stage, advertisements will be issued in leading News-papers inviting applications for allotment of Plots/Flats//Houses (in short units)

Yes. There are basically 4 categories based on income of the applicant, which are:- 

Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

Lower Income Group (LIG)

Middle Income Group (MIG)

Higher Income Group (HIG)

Economically Weaker Section (EWS)
Lower Income Group (LIG)
Middle Income Group (MIG)
Higher Income Group (HIG)

You may contact the respective City Division/Mofussil Unit mentioned in the advertisement either in person or through post for obtaining application on payment of prescribed cost.
You may contact the respective City Division/Mofussil Unit mentioned in the advertisement either in person or through post for obtaining application on payment of prescribed cost.

For filling up the application, the instructions/guidelines printed in the application form may be followed scrupulously 

After due filling up, you must register the application form with the respective Division/Unit office on payment of prescribed registration fee (either by cash or by Demand Draft) on or before the due date indicated in the application form/advertisement.

For filling up the application, the instructions/guidelines printed in the application form may be followed scrupulously 

After due filling up, you must register the application form with the respective Division/Unit office on payment of prescribed registration fee (either by cash or by Demand Draft) on or before the due date indicated in the application form/advertisement.

The applicant should have completed the age of 21 at the time of allotment.

The applicant or his spouse or minor children should not own a house / flat / plot in TNHB previously.

He / She should be a native of Tamil Nadu.

Income eligibility for various category:-

E.W.S. Upto Rs.12,000/- per month.
L.I.G Rs. 12,001/- to Rs. 18,000/- per month
M.I.G.Rs. 18,001/- to Rs. 37,000/- per month  
H.I.G.Rs. 37,001/- to Rs. 62,000/- per month
Super HIGRs. 62,001/- and above per month
Should have necessary income as prescribed above.

If the number of applications exceed the number of units available for allotment , a system of “drawal of lot” will be held in the presence of the General Public.

After due scrutiny of  all the applications received and if found eligible, your application will be included in the list for conduct of lot, observing category wise reservation.

The lot will be conducted by the Allotment Committee constituted by the Government.

As per the orders of the Government, the following category wise reservation shall be followed;

1) Scheduled Caste including Adi Dravidas18 %
2) Scheduled Tribes1%
3) State Government Servants18%
4) Central Govt.Servants including Employees of TNEB.8 %
5) Defense Personnel including Ex-serviceman7%
6) Dhobies & Barbers4%
7) Working Journalists3%
8) Language Crusaders1%
9) Employees of TNHB2%
10) General public38%
From out of the aboe 1,6 and 10 5% for Artists and 1$ for political

sufferers will be allotted on priority basis. 3% for differentiable

persons will be allotted within the reservation of 18% made for 

State Government Servants.

There are two systems of allotment viz. Outright  purchase and Hire Purchase. On receipt of allotment order you must check up the system under which you have been allotted house/flat/plot and must take action accordingly.

Under Outright Purchase system, you have to pay the full cost of the unit within 30 days from the date of receipt of allotment order.

Under Outright Purchase System, the full cost should be paid within 30 days or such extended time, as the case may be, Otherwise, Your allotment will be canceled and the consequent vacancy will be allotted to an eligible applicant under waiting list of respective category.

Schedule Caste/Scheduled Tribe, dhobis, Barbers, Working Journalists & Language Crusaders cannot apply under this system of allotment.Also Government servants desirous of availing H.B.A. can not apply under this system. 

Under this system, an allotee needs to pay only about 40% of the total cost as Initial Deposit within 21 days from the date of receipt of allotment order. The balance will have to be paid in equated monthly installments spread over a period of 5 to 14 years, depending upon the scheme.

Under extraordinary circumstances, you may be allowed extension of time for payment of I.D. by a month, on written request made by you and on payment of extension fee.

Failure to pay the I.D. within 21 days from the date of allotment order or such extended time will lead to cancellation of allotment. On cancellation, the consequential vacancy will be reallotted to next eligible applicant in the waiting list of the respective category.

Revocation of cancellation is possible only if the unit already allotted to you is not reallotted to the eligible applicant in the waiting list. For Revocation of cancellation order within a period of 1 month, you have to apply either to the respective Executive  Engineer or Manager (Marketing and Services), as the case may be.

E.W.S

Rs.  1500

L.I.G

Rs. 3000

M.I.G.

Rs. 4500

H.I.G

Rs. 6000

AP plots

Rs.  1500

Bigger Plots

Rs. 6000

Yes. A penal interest of 3%  over and above the scheme rate of interest will be levied on the Principle portion of the Monthly Installment, if paid after 15th of the current month. 

Yes, change of Unit can be permitted by the Superintending Engineers of the Circles concerned based on a request made by the allotee on genuine grounds and subject to availability and on payment of prescribed fee.

<div>Name transfer between the direct blood relation will be allowed as indicated below: </div><div><br></div><div>Father </div><div><br></div><div>Mother  </div><div><br></div><div>Husband  </div><div><br></div><div>Wife  </div><div><br></div><div>Son  </div><div><br></div><div>Daughter   </div><div><br></div><div>In the event of death of allottee, the transfer can be effected to the surviving legal heirs, with the consent of others. Also in exceptional cases, where married sons and daughters are no more, transfer can be made to the eligible grand children after due verification.</div>

Death Case :  Rs.1000 /-

Alive Case;

EWSRs.10,000/
LIGRs.10,000/
MIGRs.15,000/
HIGRs.25,000/
OthersRs.50,000/

On payment of full firm cost of the unit allotted to you the title deed will be issued.

The allottees are required to satisfy the following conditions.

a) Absolute sale deed.
i) Full final cost should have been paid.
ii) Scrutiny fee should be paid as given below;

CategoryFees
A.P Plots
Rs.150/-
Plot 1 to 1.5 Grounds
Rs.200/-
Plot above 1.5 Grounds
Rs.300/-
Commercial Plots
Rs.1000/-
EWS Flats / Houses
Rs.150/-
LIG  Flats / Houses
Rs.300/-
MIG Flats / Houses
Rs.600/-
HIG Flats / Houses
Rs.900/-
Commercial PlotsRs.3000/-
iii)Declaration in form XIII under Urban Land Ceiling Act in triplicate should be produced as required by the sub-registrar’s office.

For Schedule Caste (including Adi Dravidars) applicants, 18% reservation is made in allotment of plot/flat/houses. 

For Schedule Tribe applicants, 1% reservation is made during allotment of plot/flat./house 

Further SC/ST applicants need to pay only 10% towards initial Deposit as against the normal 25% or more of the total cost.

Initial Deposit should be paid either by Demand Draft or by cash. 

Monthly installments can be paid either by cash or by cheque. However, in the case of cheque payment, only temporary  receipt will be issued and permanent receipt will be issued only after realization of the cheque. 

Outstation cheques will not be accepted.

The Cash Counter of the division/Units functions between 10.00 A.M. and 2.00 P.M.

The Executive Engineer is responsible for allotment.

Allottees are the important customers for the TNHB.  On every Monday, Executive Enigneer / Allottess Service Manager and Superintending Engineers of the Circles shall be personally present in their respective office. The allottees can approach them for grievance redressal. 

At Board’s level, the allottees can either meet the Managing Director or Secretary & personnel officer on Mondays for grievance redressal.             

The Petitions received on Grievance Redressal day are given utmost importance and disposed as quickly as possible.

You can meet Executive Engineer or Allottees Service Manager of the respective Division, as the case may be at the Divisional level. At the level of Head office, Managing Director, Secretary & Personnel Officer or Assistant Secretary (Allotment) at 493 Anna Salai, Nandanam, Chennai –600 035 can also be contacted.

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