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Lament of the neglected  “middle child”
  BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar For several years now, affordable housing has been the cry of the rakyat. In response, the government has announced a number of initiatives aimed at meeting this demand. However, while there has been a steady flow of low-cost homes over the last decade, not... Read more
Left to pick up the pieces
  THE CURSE OF ERRANT CONTRACTORS BY Prisca Teh Leonard Lin (not his real name) was exultant when he secured a double-storey terrace in Sri Petaling. It was ideal because it gave him easy access to his workplace and was located near his parents and his wife’s business. Though... Read more
A decade later… still  unresolved?
  By Gunaprasath Bupalan Concepts of gated communities differ from country to country, in terms of characteristics and particularly in terms of purpose; be it security, culture and prestige. In this modern era, gated projects appear in many countries and it generates much interest (and sometimes concern) among the... Read more
Building management board a bad idea?
  BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar The Board of Building Managers (BBM), which was proposed by the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government (KPKT), may not be in the best interest of all industry stakeholders, says former director-general of the Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH), Datuk Mani... Read more