Housing market likely to remain challenging

Property sector Maintain neutral: Our analysis shows that the Medium 40% (M40) and Bottom 40% (B40) households face difficulty in buying properties as the average house price is above both groups’ affordability range.

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Affordability tops housing issues in 2018

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.

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Compliance cost and what it means

The calls to reduce compliance cost and capital contributions in housing developments have been made for some time now and finally, the government or rather the new Pakatan Harapan administration has decided to do something about it.

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Waqf land plan for affordable housing for B40

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.

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