In the late 1980s, Mr and Mrs Koh, who were then in their mid-30s and had two young children, decided to buy a terraced home with a nice lawn.
GEORGE TOWN (Aug 18): The Housing and Local Government Ministry needs three years to prepare the working paper on the proposal to implement local council elections for the Cabinet’s approval.
ISKANDAR PUTERI (Aug 18): The state government has started deducting the People's Housing Project (PPR) rental payments directly from tenants’ monthly financial aid since last month, said Johor Housing, Communications and Multimedia Committee chairman Dzulkefly Ahmad.
PEKAN (Aug 17): Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin (pictured) said yesterday that her Ministry will work with the Pahang Government to find a suitable site for rare earths processing company Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd’s (Lynas) Permanent Disposal Facility (PDF) for its Water Leach Purification (WLP) residue.
PETALING JAYA (Aug 8): Housing and Local Government Ministry is studying the idea of setting up a resettlement village to regroup refugees registered under the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) that are scattered all over the country.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) is working closely with the Human Resources Ministry (MOHR) to develop the regulation for workers' housing and amenities, particularly, the minimum standard for their accommodation in the construction industry.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): To ease the housing glut which mainly arises from loan rejection, the Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) is looking to work with financial providers other than banks to provide home loans.
SHAH ALAM (Aug 1): The Selangor Government received 189,892 applications for the Rumah Selangorku programme in the past five years, but sadly only a fraction of the applicants ended up owning the homes offered.
IPOH (July 17): The Ministry of Housing and Local Government aims to shut down illegal plastic factories and landfills in the country at the earliest, within six months, said its minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.