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Government to implement ceiling price for affordable housing in secondary market

Under the 12th Malaysian Plan (12MP), ceiling prices for affordable housing will be introduced in the resale market in order to control house prices, especially in the urban areas, MalaysiaKini reported today. The move is to ensure that housing remains affordable for the selected target groups. It is understood from ... Read More
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Economist: Cap for affordable housing will only drive prices up

Setting ceiling prices for affordable homes, even if temporary, will not address the shortage of affordable housing, an economist says. In the recently tabled 12th Malaysia Plan, it was revealed that the government would implement price caps for affordable homes on the secondary market and limit the number of units ... Read More
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Mah Sing: The 12th Malaysia Plan will be beneficial to the housing sector

The various steps under the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) to reinvigorate the country's economy post-pandemic will augur well for the housing sector, said Mah Sing Group Bhd founder and group managing director, Tan Sri Leong Hoy Kum. The 12MP, according to Leong, is a positive step toward boosting economic growth, ... Read More
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SITE PROGRESS: Signature Two (Sept 2021)

About Signature Two A 31-storey residential development by Excel Focus Sdn. Bhd. in Perai, Penang. This development is strategically located along Jalan Baru, next to The Signature condominium. It is only within mere minutes' drive from Penang bridge, featuring 121 condominium units Find out more about Signature Two Register your interest here ... Read More
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RM2.25b allocation in housing assistance for the poor

The government has allocated RM2.25 billion to provide housing assistance to the poor under the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP), said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said the allocation was to build and repair 85,500 units of houses, namely 75,000 units in rural areas and almost 10,500 units in urban areas, under ... Read More
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Penang not ruling out third bridge option

Penang has yet to decide if it will go for a third bridge crossing instead of an undersea tunnel connecting the island and Seberang Perai. Chief minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state has so far conducted a feasibility study on the construction of an undersea tunnel only. “The study ... Read More
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KPKT plans two PPR in Penang

The Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) plans to implement two People’s Housing Projects (PPR) in Penang under the 12th Malaysia Plan, said its minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican. He said compared with others states, the number of PPR houses in Penang was still very low, with the ... Read More
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Penang Housing Board ready to start its first affordable housing project in Bayan Baru

The Penang Housing Board, which came into full operations in January this year, is set to kick start its first affordable housing scheme in Bukit Gedung, Bayan Baru. State Local Government, Housing, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said the project is expected to have its groundbreaking ... Read More
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SITE PROGRESS: Valencia Residence (Sept 2021)

SHOW GALLERY 360 VIRTUAL TOUR [View in FULL SCREEN] About Valencia Residence Affordable yet luxuriously comfortable, Valencia Residence nestled within a friendly neighborhood with a myriad of cultures and ethnicities. It is conveniently located with an abundance of nearby amenities which include international schools, hospital, golf course, and malls. With ... Read More
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Construction workers in Penang must undergo fortnightly Covid-19 testing from October

Construction workers will have to undergo Covid-19 testing at least once every two weeks following a new rule enforced by the Penang Island City Council, says its mayor Datuk Yew Tung Seang. He said beginning from October, construction companies will be required to submit the test results of their workers ... Read More