At least 10 developers who we tried to reach including DLF Ltd, Oberoi Realty, DB Realty, Sobha Developers, and Hiranandani did not respond to emails, declined to comment or did not make officials available.
CREDAI backs the pending legislation that would create a single-window clearance for approvals, which it says will reduce the temptation to pay bribes. Getting consents in time would make homes cheaper by 25 percent, Jain said.
"Our biggest problem is the approval process," said Jain, who is also the managing director of Mumbai-based property company Kumar Urban Development.
"That is the only corruption we know of and where we are victimised and exploited. Otherwise developers are clean."