"We welcome the infrastructure status being given to the affordable housing sector it will help achieve the target set to cater to this most important segment, which is the need of the hour. We will now see more of such projects being announced in the recent future. With this announcement, the banks will now lend more to projects in the affordable housing segment. Another budget announcement that will help the real estate market is the announcement of focus on making airports in tier II cities through PPP model. This announcement will lead to more housing and real estate projects come up in the vicinity of the airports in these cities".