DHA Karachi is a mega project of Defence Housing Authority. DHA housing society in fully developed on the basis of the best infrastructure available in the country. This society is placed on the beautiful and scenic beach of Karachi. There are 8 Phases in DHA Karachi. All the phases are pain staking planned to carve into perfection including all the minor details to fully facilitate the residents.
The residential properties especially apartments are very high in demand in DHA Karachi. Though, the prices are very high for the rental properties.
5 Marla house rent ranges between 90,000 and 1.20 Lakh. 10 Marla house rent starts from 1.30 Lakh to 2.10 Lakh. 1 Kanal Bungalow starts from 3 Lakh and goes up to 4.50 Lakh per month.
The apartments are also available near Dolemon Mall and Sea View. There are 1,2 and 3 bed apartments available in DHA Karachi. 1 bed apartment rent is in between 15,000 to 40,000, 2 bed apartment is in between 25,000 to 2 Lakh and 3 bed apartment is from 35,000 to 3,5 Lakh.
Dua Higher Secondary School, Nursery and Junior School The City School , DA Model School and DA Model Montessori School in Phase V, Foundation Public School, Karachi British School andAlHuda International School in Phase VI, Washington International School, Beaconhouse,LGS, Foundation Public SchoolThe C.A.S School (Center for Advanced Studies),Education Bay and Bay View Academy and Haque Academy School in Phase VIII,Forebel Education Center and DHA Model School Phase VII are the big names in the area.
Three important colleges in DHA are Bahria Model Degree College , TCF College, DHACSS College for Women, Law College, Government Degree College and South Shore College in Phase VIII, Defence Authority Degree College, another branch of DHACSS, ShaikhKhalifa Bin Zayed Campus,Beaconhouse College and Nixor College on in Phase VI and ABSA College for the Deaf in Phase II Extension.
SBB Dewan University and Greenwich University located in Phase VI, ShaheedZulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SZABIST) in Phase V, DHA Suffa University and Iqra University in Phase II are the best universities of Pakistan.
DHA is a society with top notch health facilities provided to its residents. DHA Medical Centre, Al-Baseer Eye Hospital, Boulevard Hospital, PNS Shifa Hospital, Defence Health Care Clinic, Chinese Hospital, Marwat Hospital, KMC Hospital, Memon Medical Institute Hospital are the health facilities in DHA encompassing all the medical needs of the community.
The shopping is for each and everything from grocery to clothing is reachable to DHA community. Khadda Market in Phase V, Darakshan Market Phase in IV,Tesco Super Market in Phase VI ,Imtiaz Super Market in Phase VII, Gulf Market in Phase VIII, Mini Market Phase V,Diamond Super Market Phase IN VIII,Badar Commercial Fruit Market in Phase V and Farmers’ Market in Phase VIII are the big markets for all kind of shopping.
There are many parks in DHA for children and residents. The big parks are, Mother Park in Phase II Extension, NisarShaheed Park, Children’s Park in Phase IV, Rahat Park, Bukhari Park in Phase VII, Hilal Park in Phase V and Captain Farhan Ali Shaheed Park in Phase VIII Extension,
The Place- Nueplex Cinema is situated in Phase VIII to entertain the community.
There are a dozen of mosques in the area. The major mosques are Jamia Masjid Abdul Aziz, Sultan Masjid and Jamia Masjid Noor Ul Islam in Phase V, Masjid e UmerFarooq, Masjid e Ali, Jamia Masjid Auliya in Phase in VI, Masjid-e-Khadija Tul Kubra, Masjid Faizan e Islami and Ayesha Masjid Phase in VII. There is also Imam Brgah in DHA Society; Jamia Masjid O Imam BargahYasrab in Phase IV,
Clean environment and luxurious living in sophisticated neighbourhood are the best advantages of living in DHA. The security system is also a plus point.
DHA is quite far away from the Karachi city and the transport is not readily available in the society. The rental prices and cost of living is very high in comparison with the other societies of Karachi. It is suitable for the people with their own transport facility.