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Melaka to set up housing development consultative council

 

IDRIS-HOUSE (WITH PIX)/BM
MELAKA TO SET UP HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CONSULTATIVE COUNCIL
MELAKA, May 21 (Bernama) -- The Melaka state government will set up a State
Housing Development Consultative Council to formulate ideas on the construction
of affordable homes in the state.
Chief Minister Datuk Idris Haron the council, which would be made up of
experts in housing, economy, social and politics, would act as a think-tank to
study needs and suitable prices for affordable homes in Melaka.
"The success of the consultative council is one my target my first 100 days
as chief minister to meet the needs residents in the state," he told reporters
after opening Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad (SPNB) branch in Limbongan, here,
today.
He said State Housing, Local Government and Environment Committee chairman
Datuk Ismail Othman would act as coordinator to the council which would also
study and propose needs, demands, locations and the number of affordable houses
required.
He said currently the prices of affordable homes in the state differed.
For example, in Asahan, Jasin, the prices of affordable homes are between
RM60,000 and RM80,000 compared to RM80,000 to RM125,000 in Kelebang, Melaka
Tengah, he added.
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MELAKA: The Melaka state government will set up a State Housing Development Consultative Council to formulate ideas on the construction of affordable homes in the state.

Chief Minister Datuk Idris Haron the council, which would be made up of experts in housing, economy, social and politics, would act as a think-tank to study needs and suitable prices for affordable homes in Melaka.

"The success of the consultative council is one my target my first 100 days as chief minister to meet the needs residents in the state," he told reporters after opening Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad (SPNB) branch in Limbongan, here,today.

He said State Housing, Local Government and Environment Committee chairman Datuk Ismail Othman would act as coordinator to the council which would also study and propose needs, demands, locations and the number of affordable houses required. He said currently the prices of affordable homes in the state differed.

For example, in Asahan, Jasin, the prices of affordable homes are between RM60,000 and RM80,000 compared to RM80,000 to RM125,000 in Kelebang, Melaka Tengah, he added.- Bernama

 

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