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Necessity of Affordable Housing in Major Cities of Maharashtra pre and post Covid 19 Pandemic Scenario | Original Article

Ar. Akshay Wayal*, Ar. Shobhan Kelkar, Ar. Ajinkya Niphadkar, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


The study focuses on the Covid 19 pandemic situation in India, the role of the construction industry in the past, present, and future, and the need for affordable housing in Major cities of Maharashtra. The Current scenario of housing fabric, the use of innovative, alternative materials, planning and project management strategies to overcome the need for adequate housing will be discussed. Primarily in the housing sector many shortfalls exist in developing countries, particularly India, in terms of housing conditions in many of the country's cities. Many studies have shown that using alternative and innovative materials results in cost savings in terms of labour, time, and money. The primary goal of this paper is to study current housing typologies, shortfalls in housing, major reasons for Spreading of Covid 19 Virus and role of an architect in affordable housing.