PRADHAN MANTRI AWAS YOJANA
Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA) has introduced in June 2015, an interest subsidy scheme called Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (URBAN)-Housing for All, for purchase/construction/extension/improvement of house to cater Economical Weaker Section (EWS)/Lower Income Group (LIG)/Middle Income Group (MIG), given the projected growth of urbanization & the consequent housing demands in India.
Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) under PMAY makes the home loan affordable as the subsidy provided on the interest component reduces the outflow of the customer on the home loan. The subsidy amount under the scheme largely depends on the category of income that a customer belongs to and the size of the property unit being financed.
The benefits as per the income categories are as follows:
MIG 1 category:
MIG 1 category is defined as the one with household income of above Rs. 6 Lakh but below Rs. 12 Lakh. The beneficiaries in the MIG- 1 category are eligible for a maximum interest subsidy of 4 %, provided that the unit being constructed or purchased does not exceed the carpet area requirement of 160 square metres (approximately 1,722.23 square feet). This subsidy is however limited to a maximum loan amount of Rs.9 Lakh over a home loan tenure of up to 20 years.
MIG 2 category:
MIG 2 category is defined as the one with household income of above Rs. 12 Lakh but below Rs. 18 Lakh.The beneficiaries of the MIG- 2 category are eligible for a maximum interest subsidy of 3%, provided that the unit being constructed or purchased does not exceed the carpet area requirement of 200 square metres (approximately 2,152.78 square feet). This subsidy is however limited to a maximum loan amount of Rs. 12 Lakh over a home loan tenure of up to 20 years.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Eligibility:
- The beneficiary family should not own a Pucca house in his/her or in the name of any member of his/her family in any part of India.
- In case of married couple, either of the spouse or both together in joint ownership will be eligible for a single subsidy.
- The beneficiary family should not have availed of central assistance under any housing scheme from Government of India or any benefit under any scheme in PMAY.
The beneficiary family will comprise husband, wife and unmarried children. (An adult earning member irrespective of marital status can be treated as a separate household in MIG category)
All statutory towns as per Census 2011 and towns’ notified subsequently, including planning area as notified with respect to statutory town.
CLSS Scheme Type
EWS and LIG
MIG 1 **
MIG 2 **
Eligibility Household Income (Rs.)
Upto Rs. 6,00,000
Rs. 6,00,001 to Rs.12,00,000
Rs. 12,00,001 to Rs.18,00,000
Carpet Area-Max (Sqm)
Interest Subsidy (%)
Subsidy calculated on a max loan of
Validity of scheme
Max Subsidy (Rs.)
* Woman ownership is not mandatory for construction / extension
*As per amendment dated 15.03.2018, an adult earning member (irrespective of Martial status) can be treated as a separate household. Provide also that in case of a married couple, either of spouses or both together in joint ownership will be eligible for a single house, subject to income eligibility of the household under the scheme.
**for MIG – 1 & 2 loan should be approved on/or after 1-1-2017
Aadhar Number(s) of the beneficiary family are mandatory for MIG category.
The interest subsidy will be available for A Maximum loan tenure of 20 yrs or the loan tenure whichever is lower.
The interest subsidy will be credited upfront to the loan account of beneficiaries through HDFC resulting in reduced effective housing loan and Equated Monthly Installment (EMI).
The Net Present Value (NPV) of the interest subsidy will be calculated at a discount rate of 9 %.
The Additional Loan beyond the specified limits, if any to be at non-subsidized rate.
There is no cap on the loan amount or the cost of the property.
*for more details on the scheme please refer www.mhupa.gov.in
Note: Assessment of your eligibility to avail the benefits of CLSS is at the sole discretion of the Government of India. Contents herein are parameters outlined under the scheme for assessment of entitlement.