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Coordinated effort to address housing mismatch
KPKT TO CREATE SINGLE ENTITY TO MANAGE THE SUPPLY OF HOMES AND DEAL WITH THE COUNTRY’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING ISSUE To tackle Malaysia’s affordable housing issue, a new single entity will be created under the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) to coordinate and manage the supply of homes,... Read more
Subsidiary Management Corporations: A Panacea?
BY The National House Buyers Association This is the fifth in a series of articles by the National House Buyers Association (HBA) that focuses on strata management. The first article introduced the Strata Management Act, 2013 (Act 757) (SMA) and submitted that legislation was aimed to provide an improved... Read more
Justice served: Court sides buyers on EOT decision
BY Chris Prasad                                                                                            ... Read more
Management bodies: Dealing with the power struggle
BY National House Buyers Association The Strata Management Act 2013 was designed to clear up several crucial issues in the current law, especially with regard to responsible governance. In a previous article, we highlighted the Strata Management Act, 2013 (SMA) Act 757, discussing what management body and management committee... Read more
DANGER: Differential loan schemes can lead to bankruptcy
VIEWPOINT – The National House Buyers Association The recent announcement by the Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Tan Sri Noh Omar on the eligibility of property developers being given money lending licence has raised some serious concerns which the National House Buyers Association (HBA) must address.... Read more
Developer loans: market just not into it
BY Chris Prasad Just over a week ago, the government announced an initiative that will allow property developers to apply for moneylending licences so they can provide would-be buyers with loans, offering an alternative for those having difficulty securing loans from banks. In the wake of this, reactions to the proposal have spanned from deliriously optimistic to... Read more
HBA’s lawsuit obtains greenlight
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar Lawyers of the National House Buyers Association (HBA) have been granted the ‘leave of court’ to pursue the legal action against the Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government (KPKT) and Controller of Housing (CH). The lawyers, who have volunteered to represent buyers who... Read more
Epic homes that deliver a signature lifestyle
  BY Pavither Sidhu The township of Puchong has seen tremendous expansion since its establishment in the 1980s with newer townships emerging within the greater Puchong area from once-abandoned land and former plantations, resulting in a population boom. Clearly, Puchong is showing no signs of slowing down with the... Read more