One of the burning issues since the implementation of the RERA act is, the overriding effect of the RERA Act over the builder-buyer agreement.
RERA has been specifically setup to regulate the real estate sector therefore one must approach RERA before approaching NCLT.
It’s been around 2 years of implementation of the RERA Act, various developers have failed to get their projects to register with their respective RERA Authorities.
The authorities of most of the states have passed numerous orders but none of them have been executed in reality. The orders remain on paper and developer/ promoters have not complied the order.
The high court upheld the decision of the Appellate tribunal by directing the builder to deposit the 50% of the refund amount as ordered by the authority in order to hear the plea.
The RERA Authorities of the various States have passed some landmark Judgments as RERA law provides them sufficient powers for the smooth functioning of their duties and role.
Maha-RERA issued a revenue recovery warrant and sent it to the Thane collector. And was forward to the Tehsildar of the area for property sealing and auctioning to recover the money.
The Maha-RERA has dismissed the complaints filed by the homebuyer multiple times with respect same issue.
RERA Authority of Gurgaon has given the way out in the matter and finally, the home-buyers of the project can expect some results on the ground.
MahaRERA had setup a Conciliation Forum for aggrieved homebuyers who can approach the forum to get their grievances solved, before lodging complaints with the MahaRERA.