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One Million Affordable Houses To Be Completed By 2018

By Jax Lee / last year

KOTA TINGGI — The government is confident of fulfilling the Barisan Nasional (BN) manifesto of building 1 million affordable houses (RMM) by 2018 said Deputy Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government, Datuk Halimah Mohamed Sadique. Halimah said only 23.3 per cent or 268,018 units need to be built to complete the target because 76.7 […]

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Perak To Ensure Affordable Houses Do Not Exceed RM 200K

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

PARIT BUNTAR, May 18 (Bernama) — The state government will amend its housing policy to set the price of affordable houses at not more than RM200,000, says Perak Women Development, Family, Community Welfare, Housing and Local Government Committee chairman Datuk Rusnah Kassim. She said at the same time, the amendment if passed, would also compel […]

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Slowdown In Property Loans But Demand Still Strong For Cheaper Homes

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

THE slowdown in the local property market saw loans approved to the sector last year drop marginally. According to National Property Information Centre’s (Napic) 2015 Property Market Report, total loans to the property sector grew 2.6% during the quarter ended December 2015, a drop from the 4.3% in the previous corresponding period. Of this, loans […]

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SP Setia To Launch 900 Affordable Housing Units

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

PETALING JAYA: SP Setia’s Setia Eco Templer development, which is expected to launch its first phase in two weeks, will be building approximately 900 affordable housing units starting at the later part of this year. The units will be priced from RM42,000 to RM250,000. The master plan of Setia Eco Templer has a gross development […]

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Am I Eligible for Affordable Housing?

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Here are some basic requirements for you to fulfill in order to be a proud homeowner of the affordable housing. 1. You must be a Malaysia citizen 2. You must be a registered voter in Penang and met one of the following criteria: i. Penang-born working in Penang ii. Residing in Penang for at least […]

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‘Help Govt To Fulfil Affordable Homes Target’

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

KUALA LUMPUR: Developers have been encouraged to build more affordable homes to assist the Government to achieve its target of building one million affordable homes within five years. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the majority of units would be built by the Government under the 1Malaysia People’s Housing Scheme and 1Malaysia Civil […]

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Sarawak To Build 9,185 Units Of Quality Affordable Homes By 2019

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

KUCHING, Mac 3 (Bernama) — Sarawak targets to build 9,185 units of quality affordable homes under eight development projects by 2019. Its Housing Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg said his ministry was cooperating with the state Housing Development Commission, Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia (PR1MA) and local developers to build them. Speaking at a news […]

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National Housing Department Never Offers K1MMM To Public

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

PUTRAJAYA, March 3 (Bernama) — The Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Ministry through the National Housing Department (JPN) has never offered the 1Malaysia Affordable Housing Scheme (K1MMM) to the public. JPN director-general Datuk Mohamad Yusoff Ghazali said the bogus scheme offered by Serata Prima Sdn Bhd was using the logos of the ministry, the […]

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1.24 Million People Have Registered For PR1MA Houses

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 (Bernama) — A total of 1.24 million people have registered for ownership of affordable houses under the Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia programme, said its chief executive officer Datuk Abdul Mutalib Alias. He said 90% of the applicants were below the age of 40, unmarried singles (47% ), married (49%) and divorcees (4%). […]

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Penang Government Rebrands Low-Cost And Medium-Cost Housing

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 19  — The DAP-led Penang government today announced the rebranding of low-cost and medium-cost houses to affordable housing types A and B. With the rebranding, low-cost houses costing RM42,000 each will now be known as affordable housing type A and medium-cost houses priced at RM72,500, as affordable housing type B. State Housing, […]

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