KUALA LUMPUR (June 29): Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) and a group of 16 non-government organisations (NGOs) that have joined hands to create the Rent Freeze Committee are calling for a moratorium on all private housing rental for a one year period.
Slowdown in tenant demand, reevaluation of office space usage expected in coming months: KPMG International
KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): The pandemic has disrupted the office landscape, which will face a challenging time in the months ahead, according to KPMG International’s “Real Estate in the New Reality” webinar on June 23.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Non-essential retailers have been instructed to remain shut during the Movement Control Order (MCO) for a total of six weeks from March 18 to April 28.
PETALING JAYA (March 31): The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the Hong Kong retail industry, but some of the landlords there have reduced rental to help their tenants survive the outbreak.
The problem of tenants who leave large unpaid electricity bills upon vacating the rental property can be averted by changing the name on the Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) account to the name of the tenant for the duration that they rent the property, thus protecting landlords.
As property values have skyrocketed beyond the means of many ordinary citizens of many countries, and as even paying for the deposits required for renting a property becomes a burden that many cannot carry, the question that one individual has answered is: how do you make rental housing more affordable? A start-up has managed to make things cheaper immediately, by eliminating the security deposit.
A Frankly Speaking comment in the latest issue of The Edge Malaysia (Nov 12 - 18, 2018) The issue is not availability.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): We have all heard of Sugar Daddy stories where sexual favours are given in return for presents or cash but the housing crisis in urban centres of the United Kingdom (UK) has given rise to the phenomenon of landlords getting sex by offering rent free accommodation.