Invoke Section 18A of the HDA to prosecute delinquent housing developers

Do we honestly need new laws to purportedly “offer more protection” for house buyers when the existing ones are adequate? Do we lack laws or the will to enforce them?  Would amending the Housing Development (Control &Licensing) Act, 1966 (Act 118) and their related Regulations honestly solve the problem of abandoned housing project? There is nothing wrong with the current laws.

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Property Chat: If I were the Housing Minister (Part 2)

Last week, I presented the National House Buyers Association (HBA)’s: ‘tick where applicable” checklist to our newly minted Minister of Housing & Local Government, YB Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican in my article published on Dec 11, 2021 entitled: ‘If I were the Housing Minister” I have since received positive feedback from my fellow volunteers, friends of HBA, industry players, stakeholders, civil servants, politicians from both sides of the divide and housing developers (of the decent and responsible variety).

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Property Chat: If I were the Housing Minister

The National House Buyers Association (HBA) is appreciative of the housing in­dustry’s significant contributions to our country’s economic development and likewise mindful that house buyers play an im­portant role as the industry’s customers.

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Property Chat: BTS 10:90 is not BTS

According to earlier news reports, the Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican said there are only four developers in Malaysia capable of carry­ing out the build-then-sell (BTS) concept.

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