IPOH (Jan 24): The Perak government always holds discussions with developers to ensure that the costs of building affordable houses are not too high so as to avoid burdening the people.
KUCHING (Jan 17): The Sarawak Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has called on the public not to respond to any information related to its affordable housing which has gone viral on social media.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 11): A central plan by the government to address the issue of affordable housing could lead to losses that may "fall on taxpayers' shoulders", warned the Institute of Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS).
PETALING JAYA (Jan 10): The newly established National Affordable Housing Council which held its first meeting recently, will introduce the National Affordable Housing Policy by end of the month.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 27): The Housing and Local Government Ministry is confident of achieving its target to build one million affordable houses in 10 years, with 100,000 units a year, as promised in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) manifesto in the last general election.
SIBU (Nov 23): The Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers’ Association (SHEDA) is urging the state government to place more emphasis on training to produce skilled local workers for the housing industry.
KELANA JAYA (Nov 13): With all the favourable measures for first time homebuyers under Budget 2019 which will kickstart next year, RAM Ratings head of agribusiness, real estate and construction Thong Mun Wai expects property sales to improve early next year.
Penang (Oct 29): Timely delivery of affordable housing schemes in the state will be given close attention by the Penang government.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 25): A centralised database of affordable housing owners is necessary to ensure that such homes developed by the government benefits those in need, said Housing and Local Government deputy minister Datuk Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah.