根据房屋与地方政府部长Zuraida Kamaruddin近期发表的谈话，数个先租后买（简称RTO）计划将在9月推出。 她也指出，该部门正与数家银行合作推出这些计划，并尤其瞄准收入RM3,000及以下的阶层，而这些计划的推行已经进入最后阶段。 房屋买家协会（简称HBA）在原则上支持先租后买计划，但前提是这些计划能够真正协助到人民买到首套房屋，尤其是那些中低收入阶层的人们。 HBA在过去曾作出呼吁，让这些先租后买计划纳入中收入或M40阶层。因为这些计划一般的目的，是通过人民房屋计划（简称PPR）等公共房屋项目的方式，来协助低收入阶层、市区的贫穷阶层或B40阶层。 但随着房价和生活成本走高，即使是每月家庭收入中位数达RM6,275的M40阶层，也面临着买房的挑战。对此，HBA相信在将M40阶层纳入先租后买计划的情况下，才能够在买房方面为人民提供长远的协助。 而为了确保这些先租后买计划能够成功，它们必须具备以下要素： 1.
PUTRAJAYA (Sept 12): Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said the announced prospective Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) for buyers in Hong Kong and China would not neglect the welfare of Malaysian citizens.
PUTRAJAYA (Aug 29): The United Nations (UN) report on the rate of poverty in Malaysia, although being questioned, can still be used as a yardstick to help the Ministry of Housing and Local Government in formulating new programmes to bring the poor people out of poverty.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 10) Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin’s press secretary Ahmad Soffian Mohd Shariff is reported to have informed his boss (Zuraida) that he resigned via Whatsapp.
SHAH ALAM (May 11): Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with eight companies from China, for future potential foreign direct investment and technology knowledge transfer towards Malaysia’s affordable housing development.
PUTRAJAYA (May 1): Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said that local government elections would be restored in a form unique to Malaysia.
PETALING JAYA (April 20): Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin praised the doubling of affordable housing under the revived Bandar Malaysia project, reports Malaysiakini.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Malaysia's Housing and Local Government Ministry is looking to secure foreign financiers to fund a Rent-to-Own (RTO) scheme for houses that will be built under the National Affordable Housing Policy.