DBKL brings hammer down on public housing abusers
The misuse and abuse of public housing privileges has become a hot topic over the past year, with reports of units under the people’s housing project (PPR) and public housing (PPA) being taken up by those above the qualifying bracket. Also, there are cases of successful applicants subsequently renting... Read more
The end is nigh for KL parking lots!
Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has somewhat shockingly announced that new buildings erected within the city centre will not have a provision for parking lots once the Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Klang Valley mass rapid transit (MRT) Line 2 is completed and operational. While this should not really come as a... Read more
BY Chris Prasad Already reeling from the pressure of rising costs and dwindling sales, developers once again have to contend with hard-to-sell bumiputera lots. Compounding the matter is, the overall unsold properties are reaching an all-time high. Varying from state to state, government regulations mandate that a certain percentage of... Read more
DBKL to decide on hire-purchase rates for PPR
  Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DKL) is determining the rental rates for those who want to obtain People’s Housing Project (PPR) units under the hire-purchase system and without a deposit, said KL Mayor Datuk Seri Mhd Amin Nordin Abd Aziz. The scheme, which was rolled out recently to address... Read more
KLites owe big debt to DBKL
More than RM100 million in uncollected assessment taxes and rental is owed to KL City Hall (DBKL) from 2015, says KL mayor Datuk Seri Mohd Amin Nordin Abdul Aziz. Much of the unpaid sum, he said, was from public housing schemes and rentals from fresh food markets. He announced... Read more
DBKL takes action on illegal renting
The Integrated Operations Against Illegal Activities initiative by the Ministry of Federal Territories under Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has sealed and seized 26 units of houses at the Public Housing Program (PPR) in Kampung Muhibbah, Puchong which were rented out to non-citizens and occupied by illegal occupants. From... Read more