Over the past few years, the government’s Budget declarations and reform stratagems have focused on affordable housing, encouraging first-time home buyers and cleansing the sector of black money. In line with the government’s aim to provide ‘housing for all’ by the year 2022, the 2017 Budget proved to be an enthralling one for the Indian real estate sector, as it was centred around these issues and directed to mend sentiments and increase sales which were majorly impacted by the demonetisation drive.   Rakesh Nangia, Managing Partner contributed an article on Budget 2018: Real estate longing for stability, certainty and strength for Financial Express.