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Set Up Commission To Coordinate Housing Projects - Noh

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 19 (Bernama) -- A housing commission should be set up to coordinate all housing-related agencies under one roof to address various issues especially affordable homes, said Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar.

"MyDeposit" Making Dreams Come True

By Erda Khursyiah Basir

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- When Norjauharatul Wahidah Zakaria finally succeeded in buying a house in 2016, it was a dream come true for her.

"To be honest, I had not reached a stage where I could afford a roof over my head but then I was thinking it was time to make an effort to buy one because house prices have been rising every year," said the 32-year-old former spa employee who is now an executive at a private company, here.

When she heard of the My First Home Financing Scheme or MyDeposit - implemented by the federal government in April 2016 to enable middle-income earners to buy their first home - she became hopeful of her chances of owning a house; in fact, she was among the scheme's early successful applicants.

By October 2016, Norjauharatul Wahidah, her husband, who is a private sector employee, and two children aged six and eight had already moved into their own house, a single-storey, three-bedroom unit at Bandar Kinrara in Puchong, Selangor.

"My dream came true, " she said, smiling. "It doesn't matter how big or small our house is, the important thing is my husband and I, and our children have our own roof over our head."

Sime Darby Property To Build Over 1,000 Affordable Houses

SHAH ALAM, Jan 16 (Bernama) -- Sime Darby Property Bhd targets to build more than 1,000 units of affordable houses in several locations especially in the Klang Valley beginning this year, to enable urbanites own their own homes.

2,400 Residensi Hektar Flat Units Offered To Malay Buyers - Tengku Adnan

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 (Bernama) -- Some 2,400 flat units of the 'Residensi Hektar' Federal Territories Affordable Homes (RUMAWIP) in Jalan Gombak here, expected to be ready by 2021, are being offered to Malay house buyers.

2,400 Residensi Hektar Flat Units Offered To Malay Buyers - Tengku Adnan

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 (Bernama) -- Some 2,400 flat units of the 'Residensi Hektar' Federal Territories Affordable Homes (RUMAWIP) in Jalan Gombak here, expected to be ready by 2021, are being offered to Malay house buyers.

80,000 Rumawip Houses To Be Developed By Mid-2018 - Tengku Adnan

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 (Bernama) -- The Federal Territories Ministry is confident it can develop 80,000 units of Federal Territory Affordable Homes (Rumawip) by the middle of this year.

Children Of Government Pensioners Can Buy PPA1M Houses - Ali Hamsa

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 (Bernama) -- The children of government pensioners now have the opportunity to buy affordable houses under the 1Malaysia Civil Servant Housing Scheme (PPA1M), Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa said.

Ayer Holdings Sees Property Demand Returning In 2H 2018

PETALING JAYA, Jan 10 (Bernama) -- TAHPS Group Bhd, which rebranded itself to Ayer Holdings Bhd today, expects property demand to return in the second half of this year on better domestic sentiment and economic growth.

iProperty To Host Home, Property Investment Expo On Jan 19

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 10 (Bernama) -- Property website, iProperty.com Malaysia, will host its fourth Home and Property Investment Fair at the Mid Valley Exhibition Centre here from Jan 19-21, 2018.

Johor Targeting To Complete 13,000 Affordable Homes This Year

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Jan 9 (Bernama) -- The state government is targeting to build 13,000 units of affordable homes this year in an effort to achieve the target of 60,000 units in 2020.