KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): The Perikatan Nasional (PN) government is committed to providing comfortable and affordable housing to bottom 40% income group (B40) and urban poor groups, especially in rapidly developing areas, even though the government is faced with the challenge of rising property values.
Covid-19 vaccine: Priority should be given to high-risk, B40 groups in high density areas — FT minister
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): High-risk groups and B40 families living in high-density areas such as the People’s Housing Project (PPR) apartments should be given priority to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, said Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 19): The B40 residents of Sarawak can now buy homes in state government developments for RM120,000 or less, the Borneo Post reported Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg (pictured) saying yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 26): The government has instructed banks to automatically approve applications to freeze loan repayments by applicants in the bottom 40% income group (B40) as well as micro enterprises with debts of below RM150,000.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 24): MBSB Bank Bhd will be offering the B40/M40 Targeted Repayment Assistance for the bottom 40% and middle 40% income groups to further assist those adversely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 7): The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) has announced that enhancements to the targeted repayment assistance will be available to B40 borrowers who are recipients of Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) — previously known as Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) — as well as microenterprises.
PETALING JAYA (Nov 6): KGV International Property Consultant (Johor) executive director Samuel Tan (pictured) praised RM 1.
PETALING JAYA (Oct 31): The Affordable Housing Group Cameron Highlands (pictured) has called on the government to fund more affordable housing “as the last low-cost flats were built nearly 40 years ago” while the low-income groups “have been priced out of newer projects”, reported FMT today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 10): While reiterating that no vacancy tax will be imposed, Minister of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Zuraida Kamaruddin stressed that the government's priority will be to encourage home ownership among the B40 and M40 groups.