Real estate (regulation & development) act, 2016 (RERA) came as a sigh of relief for the homebuyers (Financial creditors), providing them with adequate relief unlike available conventional remedies under civil and consumer laws
In order to avoid rejection of the claims, the filing of claim should be done by an expert person having knowledge of Insolvency laws.
The claims can be filed before the Resolution Process will be closed, but in the same case, the Creditor cannot become a part of the COC without filing the claim.
Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process initiated against Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited. Claims have been invited by the IRP from the creditors of the Company.
Claim filing might seem like an easy process but the creditors have to understand that it is not and they have to submit their respective claim in a meticulous manner.
NCLT Principal Bench vide its order dated 20.08. 2019 has ordered insolvency proceedings U/S 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 against Real Estate Developer, M/S Raheja Developers Limited. Every creditor of M/s Raheja Developers need to file their claims before the Insolvency Resolution Professional(IRP).
In the year of 2016, a new set of laws as RERA Act have been implemented, specifically to protect the homebuyer and ensure the growth of real estate sector.
As per section 8 of IBC an operational creditor, if does not receive amount from corporate debtor, has to deliver a demand notice of unpaid amount along with the copy of invoice demanding payment of the amount involved.
The developer was directed by the RERA Authority to return the money of the few-flat buyers. However, the order was challenged but the builder was unable to deposit the amount required.
Filing of RERA complaint as an association is feasible when there are common grievances to be redressed for.