PUTRAJAYA (April 13): The Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) will be more active in monitoring the work cycle implemented by local authorities (PBT), said its minister, Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin (pictured).
IPOH (March 16): Holding of Ramadan bazaars might be allowed this year with improved and more efficient standard operating procedures (SOPs) imposed, said Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): The rent-to-own (RTO) housing scheme as announced under Budget 2021 involving PR1MA homes nationwide is expected to be launched this June.
JOHOR BAHRU (19 Feb): The People’s Housing Project (PPR) which commence this year will be known as ‘Rumah Malaysia’, as part of policy reform carried out by the Housing and Local Government Ministry.
It sounds incredulous, but banks had initiated foreclosure proceedings against homebuyers, not because the latter had failed to pay their instalments, but to recover loans which their developers had defaulted! And this was legal because the developers had secured their loans by using the purchasers’ houses as collateral! The crux of the problem was that the Housing and Local Government Ministry’s (KPKT) prescribed sale and purchase agreement (SPA) allowed developers to build houses with the instalments of the purchase price paid by purchasers from the day the SPAs were signed.
PETALING JAYA (Nov 27): Public toilets in Sepang are among the cleanest in Malaysia and they have the awards to show for it, reported The Star.
Since its official launch in February 2019, Dasar Komuniti Negara (DKOMN or National Community Policy) has recorded an encouraging achievement in enhancing the living environment and quality of residents in Public Housing Projects (PPR).
PUTRAJAYA (Nov 17): The Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) aims to build the leadership capacity of young residents in the Public Housing Project (PPR) in the second phase of Dasar Komuniti Negara (DKOMN or National Community Policy).
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 2): DutaLand Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary has obtained a money lending licence.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 12): Sayangi Rumahku will see the completion of the refurbishment work at Flat Seri Kedah public housing scheme (or Perumahan Awam Seri Kedah) in mid-September! The painting work started from Sept 5 and was set to be completed by end-September, owing to prevailing weather conditions.