The streets of the capital were inundated after heavy rainfall.
More than 5,000 forms were submitted in two days for 400 plots from Hulhumalé.
The Hiyaa social housing scheme and sale of plots from Hulhumalé were halted by the ACC.
The anti-corruption watchdog has been asked to stop the sale of state assets during the transition period.
The government plans to reclaim lagoons near Malé to provide a 1,000-square-foot home for all adult Maldivians.
The opposition has long criticised the cost of the current administration's flagship projects as wildly inflated, alleging graft and misuse of public funds.
When Malé's landless families drew lots to choose flats in the newly built Tata blocks in October, the keys to their new homes seemed all but...