Can homebuyers / allottees approach Consumer Forum even after RERA Act?

Yes, homebuyers can approach either the Consumer Forum or the authorities under RERA Act.

A complaint before Consumer Forum is not barred by the RERA Act. A discretion is given to the allottee whether he wishes to initiate appropriate proceedings under the CP Act or to file an application under RERA Act. [Refer M/s Imperia Structures Ltd. Vs. Anil Patni & Anr. (Civil Appeal Nos.3581-91/2020)]

 Relevant Legal Provisions:
  • Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

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