It was an eye-opening experience for delegates of the EdgeProp Malaysia Study Tour on Excellent Building Sustainability, Management and Wellness 2019 to Japan recently.
There are many lessons Malaysia can learn from Japan, from the latter’s public housing mechanism to its smart wellness and sustainable townships, as it strives to shape a more inclusive and sustainable housing sector.
OSAKA (Oct 5): Malaysia Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin and the Mayor of Izumisano City in Osaka, Hiroyasu Chiyomatsu expect S P Setia Bhd’s upcoming mixed development in Izumisano City to create economic benefits for both countries.
TOKYO (Oct 3): It is time to incorporate smart, sustainable and wellness technologies into public housing in Malaysia to enhance the health and quality of life of their residents, said Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 27): Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia, which offers the 1Malaysia People’s Housing Scheme (PR1MA), has succeeded in cutting down its debt exposure from RM24 billion to RM12 billion after undergoing a due diligence process, corporate restructuring and management change process.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 27): The Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) will engage with the dissatisfied buyers of 1Malaysia People’s Housing Scheme (PR1MA) homes who claim to have incurred losses owing to PR1MA's discounts and rebates of up to 30% offered to new purchasers.
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.
JOHOR BARU (Sept 17): Johor Housing, Communication and Multimedia Committee chairman Dzulkefly Ahmad said the Federal Government should look into the benefits or disadvantages of a property expo for foreigners mooted by the Housing and Local Government Ministry before a final decision is made.