The Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme targets the poor living conditions of slums and clusters in cities and mofussil towns and attempts to improve the housing stock and basic infrastructure and coverage service delivery to the poor. The programme runs on a project mode.
The financing pattern is in the ratio of 80:20 by Central and State Governments. Beneficiary share (12% for General and 10% for SC/ST) is stipulated for beneficiaries of housing projects. Out of 20% State share the balance fund after deducting beneficiary share will be borne equally by the ULB and State (Maximum state share is 10% of the total Project Cost). The total allocation to the State during the mission period from 2005-06 to 2011-12 is Rs.273.315 crores. There are 53 IHSDP projects running in 45 cities / towns in of Kerala.