Action against builder
and services by builder are covered under RERA
and also under the
Consumer Protection Act. Hence, you can complain
against builder under RERA or consumer court.
is Real Estate Regulation and Development Act
can file a complaint in case the builder has
given you deficient services regarding the
Charged higher than agreed amount.
Did not give a receipt against the paid amount.
Delivered a poor quality construction.
Delivered a house that does not comply with the
specifications agreed upon.
Did not provide for free parking space within
the compound / complex.
Did not form co-operative housing society and
handed it over to its members.
Did not provide for water storage tank.
Did not provide for enough ventilation and
Did not deliver the house within the agreed time
limit. If time limit not mentioned, it is
assumed that the construction will be finished
within maximum of 2 years from the date of start
Did not give accounts for the expenses against
which the builder has collected money, i.e.
maintenance, electrical installations
And many more..........
you have grievance against builder, first send a
notice to him in writing. Do not worry if he
refuses to accept your notice as only proof of
sending is required. Send the notice by
registered post or Under Postal certificate.
Retain the proof of sending. The proof of
sending is valid in the Consumer Court Under
Section 28A (3) of the Consumer Protection
(Amendment) Act of 2002 and will be considered
as the notice has been duly served.
your complaint in the consumer court in case the
builder does not respond to your notice.
Action against builder under
can be filed under Section 31 of the Real Estate
(Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, either
with the Real Estate Regulatory Authority or the
adjudicating officer. Such complaints may be
against promoters, allottee and/or real estate
agents. Most state
government rules, made appurtenant to the RERA,
have laid out the procedure and form, in which
such applications can be made. In the case of
Chandigarh UT or Uttar Pradesh, for instance,
these are placed as Form ‘M’ or Form ‘N’
(common with most other states and union
person who has an interest in the project, can file an
application with the RERA authority. The application can also be
filed online, as per the format available. The complainant must
particulars of the applicant and the respondent.
registration number and address of the project.
concise statement of facts and grounds of claim.
relief and interim relief, if any, sought.”
initiate proceedings before the adjudicating officer for
compensation under RERA, the complainant needs to file a similar
application. This application must also be made in the
prescribed format and must contain particulars similar to those
required in the application to the RERA authority.