KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 10): Some 20,000 bank employees consisting of clerical and non-clerical categories from 20 banks will enjoy 0% interest on their housing loans for the first RM100,000.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 10): Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said the ministry is working on “rebranding” the money lending licence to encourage public to borrow from legitimate money lenders instead of 'Ah Long' (loan sharks or illegal money lenders).
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 9): Low-income unmarried individuals living in the Federal capital will get to rent rooms from as low as RM100 a month under a micro-housing scheme starting this year.
GEORGE TOWN (Jan 5): The Housing and Local Government Ministry plans to build one million units of affordable homes within the next 10 years to enable more people, especially low income earners, to be house owners.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 21): The year 2018 has been a year of consolidation for the property industry as both the Pakatan Harapan-led government and property developers grappled with ways to offer affordable houses to resolve the housing woes especially of the Bottom 40 (B40) of the population.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 11): Property developers have been urged to equally address the need for quality housing for the Middle 40 (M40) and Bottom 40 (B40) groups as the country moves towards being a developed, high-income nation.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 3): The ministry of housing and local government plans to look at the viability of building affordable houses on waqf land in the country to cater for the housing requirements of the bottom 40% (B40) of the households in Malaysia.