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What is carpet area, super built up area, plinth area and common areas?

Carpet area means the inside useable area between wall to wall.

Super built up area means outer wall to outer wall. This is saleable and is generally applicable to apartments. This includes the wall thickness, projected common areas and the set back area.

Plinth area means the area measured externally with respect to the whole building. Plinth area is said to include the proportionate common areas on the floor like passage, stair case, etc.

Common areas:  It is actually the covered area of the common spaces and areas meant for use by all the occupants of the building. These areas may include staircase, lifts, ducts for sanitation, electrical and air conditioning areas etc. 


A person is having more than one flat in a building. Is his voting rights in proportion to his stake?

Ours is a registered Association (Societies Act)  and we are collecting the maintenance charges equally irrespective of the fact whether it is a two or three bed room flat or of the UDS area. 
This decision is taken in our G.B. Meeting because of the fact that the maintenance is collected for keeping the Security personnel, cleaning and lighting the common area, purchase of water when yield from bore wells are not sufficient and pumping water from bore well to sump and from sump to OH tank. 
We are providing 24 hours uninterrupted water supply. We wish to know whether any mention is made in the act regarding collection of maintenance charges.

The legal grounds under which a defaulting tenant can be vacated: is that if any tenant   guilty of an act or conduct which is nuisance to other occupiers of the portions in the same building or buildings in the neighbourhood can be forced  to vacate as per prevailing law.
In our case, one among eight owners (residents) is willfully creating a nuisance by the way of additional burden to remaining residents (owners or their tenants) by not sharing the expenses towards common facilities but continuing to enjoy all the common facilities.

Can the Customer, after executing agreement, by a simple letter authorize the Company to present the same for registration before registrar?

In case of non compliance of the provisions of this Act, what are the consequences?

Whether the Karnataka Apartment Ownership Flats( Regulation of the Promotion of constructions, sale and management and Transfer) Act, 1972 is in force ?

For what purposes housing loan can be availed?

What is defect liability period? What do you mean by guarantee and warranty period?

When the builder will hand over the project to the owners association and what documents builders are supposed to give?

When a project is called a “Completed Project”?