The National Mortgage Corporation of Malaysia (Cagamas Bhd) plans to introduce a shared equity home ownership scheme for the middle 40% (M40).
PETALING JAYA (Jan 31): With so much focus on easing homeownership for the B40 (bottom 40% income group) the National House Buyers’ Association (HBA) has reminded the government not to forget about the needs of the M40 (middle 40% income group).
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 16): The government's plan to build one million units of affordable homes within the next 10 years can be achieved albeit being a tall order, said CBRE|WTW managing director Foo Gee Jen.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 22): Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin (pictured) said Putrajaya was aware of the obstacles preventing low-income groups in buying homes.
PETALING JAYA (Oct 30): The prices of homes within a 1km radius surrounding the mass rapid transit (MRT) stations of the Sungai Buloh-Kajang MRT line (SBK-MRT) are unaffordable even for the M40 income group, according to the Centre for Governance and Political Studies (Cent-GPS).
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): Malaysian households earning less than RM2,000 spent 94.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): There are huge disparities in the income threshold of the Middle 40 (M40) in the various states across Malaysia, according to Khazanah Research Institute’s (KRI) latest report.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 28): The Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) is looking at absorbing properties – both on the primary and secondary markets – priced at below RM500,000 into its pool of one million affordable homes.