DHA is a neighbourhood located within Clifton Cantonment of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Although part of Karachi City District, DHA is actually governed directly by the Clifton Cantonment Board. The neighbourhood is divided into many phases. It was originally established for military personnel by the Armed Forces of Pakistan Welfare Department in 1980. DHA evolved as the largest and leading residential estate of the country. DHA profoundly holds the privilege of being the only housing authority that provides the world-class environment and well-guarded community with amenities of quality life.Today Defence serves as one of Karachi's most affluent neighbourhoods. DHA also offer plot and flats, due to DHA extreme demand its value has skyrocketed and its become hard for comman man to afford a house, so they live in flats in DHA as its an affordable option.