The idea of establishing Defence Housing Authority Peshawar  was  conceived in  the year 2007. The ensuing  period saw  the processes  of thorough deliberations, identification and selection of  number of sites, legalities, the legislative  necessities and acquisition  of land. DHA Peshawar is a  statutory  body  formed  under  an Act  of KPK &  called  as  DHA Peshawar Act 2009. With firm legal and legislative grounding, the Authority embarked upon the task of providing a sustainable, healthy and first of its kind housing society for the population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This housing society is going to take off with remarkable planning and meticulous urban development, will  ultimately  evolve as the  largest  and leading residential estate of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa.