PM Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme (ARHC) Apply Online

January 24, 2021 | By user | Filed in: Housing News.

Government has launched Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme (ARHCs) [y] under the flagship PM Awas Yojana. In the ARHC scheme, government will provide affordable rental accommodation to migrant workers & urban poor to ensure ease of living. The migrants and poor people will have to pay less rent on housing and save more money from their income. People can apply online by filling PMAY ARHC Scheme application / registration form at official website

Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme

Affordable Rental Housing Complexes  Scheme will be implemented by converting government funded houses in major cities into affordable rental housing accommodations or complexes through PPP mode. In this PM Awas Yojana Rental housing scheme will enable migrant labourers and urban poor to get houses on lesser rent in the area of their working. The Union govt. of India will provide incentives business companies, state govt’s, agencies, associations to provide low rent housing facility to its workers.

PMAY Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme Registration

Online Application / Registration process of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme  is given below.

Step 1 : Firstly visit the official website at

Step 2 : At the homepage, click at the “Registration” or “Login” tab present in the main menu or directly link

Step 3 : The Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme Login page will appear as shown below.

ARHCs Web Login Page

ARHCs Web Login Page

Step 4 : At this page, scroll over the “Register” tab and click at the “Private / Public Entities” link as shown above. Afterwards, the ARHC Scheme online registration form will appear as shown below.

ARHC Scheme Registration

ARHC Scheme Registration

Step 5 : Here applicants can enter all the details accurately and submit the completely filled in ARHC registration form to complete the application process.

To get houses on rent, migrant workers / urban poor will have to fill ARHC Application / Registration form. These online application forms may be invited through the MoHUA official website or through the dedicated portal As soon as the apply online form filling process will start, we will update it here.

Houses Details under Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme

The details and types of houses offered by the concerned authorities are given below.

Type of House Carpet Area Unit Structure
Single Bedroom Up to 30 square meter 1 Bedroom,living room, kitchen, bathroom and toilet
Dormitory UP to 10 square meter Separate Bad, Side table, shelf, locker, common facilities of kitchen and toilet
Double Bedroom Up to 60 square meter 2 Bedroom,living room, kitchen, bathroom and toilet
Types of houses under ARHs

Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme Details

Government has launched ARHC Scheme under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana to ensure ease of living at affordable rent by the following measures.

  • Converting government funded housing in the cities (JNNURM / RAY) into Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHC) under PPP mode through concessionaire.
  • Incentivizing manufacturing units, industries, institutions, associations to develop Affordable Rental Housing Complex (ARHC) on their private land and operate.
  • Incentivizing State Government Agencies / Central Government Organizations on the similar lines to develop Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHC) and operate.

ARHC Scheme Implementation

The ARHC scheme will have a 2 pronged approach for the effective implementation. First is the existing vacant government funded housing complexes will be converted into ARHCs through a concession agreement for 25 years. As per the official data, there are 1.2 lakh such govt. houses available under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), PMAY and other state govt’s housing schemes. Out of these, Maharashtra has 35,000 accommodations while Delhi has 30,000 accommodations.

Concessionaire will make the complexes livable by repair/retrofit and maintenance of rooms. Moreover, govt. will fill up infrastructure gaps like water, sewer/ septage, sanitation, roads among others. States/UTs will select concessionaire through transparent bidding. Complexes will revert to Urban Local Bodies after 25 years to restart the next cycle earlier or to run on their own.

Secondly, special incentives like use permission, 50% additional Floor Area Ratio or Floor Space Index, concessional loan at priority sector lending rates, tax reliefs at par with affordable housing among others will be offered to private and public entities to develop ARHCs on their own available vacant land for 25 years. ARHCs will create a new ecosystem in urban areas making housing available at affordable rent close to places of work and will cut down unnecessary travel, congestion and pollution.

ARHC Scheme Guidelines in Hindi / English

Download Affordable Rental Housing Complexes  Scheme Guidelines in PDF format from below link

ARHCs Guidelines in English

ARHC Scheme Guideline in Hindi


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