With a bona fide inception, Pakistan Defence Officers Housing Authority was established for the welfare of honorable officers of the Armed Forces of Pakistan. The prime aim was to provide exceptional standards of life to the officers who have been serving the state for years. The Housing Society began with an allotment of mere 76.2 acres of land but through remarkable planning and meticulous urban development, DHA evolved as the largest and leading residential estate of the country. DHA profoundly holds the privilege of being the only housing authority that provides the world-class environment and well-guarded community with amenities of quality life. By the promising growth and advancement, through leadership, vision and innovation, DHA has poised itself to be the preferred housing provider in the country. The authority regulates the impeccable functioning with a well-managed and governed administration providing the best educational, recreational, cultural and civic facilities to the residents in an ideal aesthetic environment.
DHA has attained a valuable status serving as a benchmark for providing unparallel living standards in Pakistan. Pakistan Defence Officers Housing Authority currently owns and manages over an area of 8,797 Acres, serving several families. It has 81,489 members including Armed Forces Officers, Civilians and legal heirs of deceased members. DHA has a vast network of roads spreading over 466 Km, water supply covering 605 Km and sewerage spanning 470 Km.
The prime objectives of the Housing Society are:
Welfare of Armed Forces Officers who retire from their services at a very early age after serving the state commendably and selflessly. To develop the housing sector of Pakistan by introducing model housing schemes. To utilize the valuable land and setup housing schemes on land purchased from Federal/provincial government/private sectors. This is an act of forte and experience of Armed Forces to become an inalienable and inseparable part of the nation’s prosperity and progress. The Authority’s functioning is overseen by two bodies: The Governing Body, chaired by Secretary Ministry of Defence. Executive Board, headed by the Corps Commander posted at Karachi
Phase-VIII is the biggest, most modern, well planned and fastest growing phase of Defence Housing Authority which constitute 45% of the entire area of DHA. Phase-VIII is undergoing mega development activity, the mammoth infrastructure development work all its sectors has been completed with a degree of quality and excellence by the spirited project team of Phase-VIII. Phase-VIII has undoubtedly come up as a model and vibrant phase showcasing the progressive image of DHA.
There are six sectors in Phase-VIII (A to E and E8). In all sectors, Infrastructure Development Work has been completed. This includes road carpeting, sewerage, water supply and electrical works including street lights. Sectors A & B are open for construction.
SECTOR WISE DEVELOPMENT
|Sector-B||100 % (Except provision of partial electricity & gas).|
|Sector-C||100 % (Except provision of electricity & gas).|
|Sector-D||100 % (Except provision of electricity & gas).|
|Sector-E||100 % (Except provision of electricity & gas).|
100 % (Except provision of electricity & gas).
CREEK VISTAS APARTMENTS
Creek City, a project based on the theme of horizontal and vertical development designed to provide all modern facilities in one location, is a visionary concept of quality living on the most valuable Arabian Sea Waterfront. Under the aegis of DHA, this futuristic project, aims at value addition to quality of life and real estate in same order of priority. The launch of Creek Vistas, the first residential phase, marks the beginning of Creek City focused towards quality construction standards and aesthetics.
Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP)
The DHA has successfully completed 2.4 MGD Sewerage Treatment Plant at the cost of approximately Rs498 million and is operational since November 2014. By completing this project, the DHA has reflected its commitment to environmental consciousness.
A well-managed and planed graveyard has just been completed in Phase-VIII. The graveyard has the capacity of almost 3,000 graves (Including graves for children). Presently, 1,337 graves have been constructed. This graveyard is a big step to lower down the space storage in the existing graveyards. The ready-made graves prepared at the graveyard are a part of modern century that has been established. Each grave is designed to look similar to maintain uniformity. A person sitting at home faraway will be able to offer Fateha for their loved one while watching their graves via a video linking system.