Ampang (April 16): Selangor Housing and Urban Living Committee chairman Haniza Talha disclosed they are discussing with a bank to work out a scheme to allow 100% loans for state housing projects, reported The Star today.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Inta Bina Group Bhd has bagged a contract worth RM108.
GEORGE TOWN (April 5): Penang is serious in putting a stop to the reselling of its low-cost (LC) and low medium-cost (LMC) houses in the open market, and is in the midst of drafting new laws to that effect.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): Banks and other financing institutions should look at non-linear data to better respond to the financing needs of low-income customers.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): Malaysia will need an integrated property database that could serve as a launch pad for future policy direction and actions by both the government and private sector players.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Banks should look into utilising waqf trusts as a tool to improve affordable home ownership in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Cagamas Bhd has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Korea Housing Finance Corp (KHFC) to explore housing financing methods to further promote homeownership in Malaysia and Korea.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Malaysia is currently studying the Residential Tenancy Act to provide new laws governing the country's housing rental market, said the Housing and Local Government Ministry today, adding the new act will take two years to develop.
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.
PENANG (April 1): Penang exco Jagdeep Singh Deo said he has the figures to show that price hikes in normal housing, due to developers having to comply with affordable housing units, are not more than 5%.