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250,000 PR1MA units approved
Despite some measure of criticism thrown in its direction, PR1MA Corp Malaysia announced that as at September 2017, more than 259,880 units under the 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) programme have been approved for construction nationwide. Of these, 141,661 units are currently in various stages of development, said PR1MA Corp... Read more
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
SP Setia offers to SEAL the deal with new loan scheme
Property big-gun SP Setia Bhd has launched a new differential sum loan scheme it says will help buyers secure sufficient financing while enjoying low interest rates and a flexi repayment tenure. Unveiled today, the company said its Setia Express Advance Loan (SEAL) scheme addresses the needs of many prospective... Read more
PPR rent-to-own scheme starts soon
House buyers seeking an abode under the People’s Housing Project (PPR) will be able to secure a roof over their heads through the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government’s rent-to-own scheme starting this year. Deputy Minister Datuk Halimah Mohd Sadique said the rent-to-own scheme will be implemented... Read more
A sen for your rental housing thoughts
BY Kate May It’s a fact that Germans can’t be bothered to buy a house as they like how their housing system works. According to rich-country think tank Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development or OECD, more than 93 per cent of German respondents tell pollsters they are satisfied... Read more
PR1MA – a great plan but…
By: HBA (National House Buyers Association) PR1MA was promised by the government as its solution to the problem of (mostly) young people not being able to afford a decent house at current prices. They may be categorised as young married couples (some may have grown old waiting for something... Read more