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PKNS Building More Affordable Homes In S'gor

By Melati Mohd Ariff and Sakini Mohd Said

Home sweet home. The simple phrase is reflective of a person's need for a shelter that is more than just a roof over the head. However, the rising cost of living and property prices have made it difficult for the low and middle-income earners to afford the dream of owning a home. This five-part series will delve into the issue from several angles. The fourth part will look into the role of the Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) in handling the housing issues in Selangor.

SHAH ALAM (Bernama) -- Since its inception nearly 50 years ago, the Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) has built 155,090 housing units with 85 per cent of them being low and medium cost houses.

Pelaburan Hartanah Bhd GDV To Hit RM4 Billion By Year-end

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- Real estate investment holding company, Pelaburan Hartanah Bhd (PHB), says the gross development value (GDV) of its real estate properties is likely to hit over RM4 billion by year-end.

Adjustment In Market Prices Of Houses Likely - SPNB

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- The adjustment of the market prices of houses is expected to be seen in the third or fourth quarter of next year after the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in April.

SPNB Idaman To Build 258 Units Of Rumah Idaman Rakyat In Jasin

MELAKA, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad's (SPNB) subsidiary, SPNB Idaman Sdn Bhd, will build 258 units of Rumah Idaman Rakyat, five shophouses, a surau and a children playground on a 10-hectare site in Kesang, Jasin early next year.

Sime Darby Property Bags 'Top Property Developers' Award

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- Sime Darby Property Bhd has received the 'Top Property Developers' award for five consecutive year at The Edge Malaysia Property Excellence Awards 2014 on Monday.

The Dream Of Owning A Home

By Sakini Mohd Said

Home sweet home. The simple phrase is reflective of a person's need for a shelter that is more than just a roof over the head.

However, the rising cost of living and soaring property prices have made it difficult for the lower and middle-income earners to afford the dream home.

This five-part series will delve into the issue from several angles.

The first part details the struggles the low and middle and income earners undergo in the quest of finding a home.


KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- What is it like to live in a 650 square feet (60.4sqm) home with 12 others?

FOMCA Expects Property Incentives To Attract Young House Buyers

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 13 (Bernama) -- The Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (FOMCA) expects an increase in the number of house purchases by youths, following the property incentives outlined in the 2015 Budget.

A First-Time Home Buyer-Friendly Budget 2015, Says iProperty

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 11 (Bernama) -- Formulated with the focus on being a people's economy, the Budget 2015 announced yesterday addressed the issues of home ownership at affordable prices, says the country's leading property website iProperty.

Report: More Funds For Building Affordable Houses

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 (Bernama) -- The government will continue to allocate funds to build affordable houses in an effort to provide adequate housing for the low-income group.

Report: More Funds For Building Affordable Houses

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 (Bernama) -- The government will continue to allocate funds to build affordable houses in an effort to provide adequate housing for the low-income group.

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