GEORGE TOWN (Sept 5): Property buyers say that developers are making them pay between RM30,000 and RM90,000 extra in packaged deals for units under the low-cost housing scheme.
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.
PETALING JAYA (June 20): The Penang government will keep its ceiling on low-cost, low-medium-cost and affordable housing, said state housing exco Jagdeep Singh Deo.
MUAR (Oct 5): A former actor who was released after his two-day remand issued by the Ampang magistrate’s court expired was arrested and remanded again for two days by the Magistrate’s Court here to help investigations into a low-cost housing scam involving RM6.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 1): A property investment consultant has suggested that the government consider imposing a 30% affordable housing quota in every residential development project instead of low-cost housing, Bernama reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 27): Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan is in the midst of engaging Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to be more lenient with the loan approval requirements for low-cost houses built by the government.