Defence (DHA) Karachi Residential Areas Maps
Defence Housing Authority DHA is one of the renowned and prestigious residential enterprises. It had been established to provide residential benefits to the retired and currently serving Armed Forces Officers of Pakistan along with civilian officers, who all had been paid out by Defence establishment budget. Actually, a group of Naval officers planned to formulate DHA in Karachi by the name of Pakistan Defence Officers Cooperative Housing Society Ltd in March 1953.
Initially, the housing society only had the allotment of mere 76.2 acres of land (which constitute current Phase-I of DHA). But now it comprises of eight phases spread over an area of 8,796 acres of land.