The government’s Budget 2015 announcement today is expected to help more low- and middle-income Malaysians own a roof above their heads amid rising property prices, industry players and observers said.

“The government is going all out to address the issue of house ownership by mobilising its housing agencies such as PR1MA Corp, the National Housing Department [...]

The 1Malaysia People’s Housing Scheme (PR1MA) has entered into partnership with the Langkawi Development Authority (Lada) to build 1,000 affordable homes.

The houses will be built about 2km from Kuah town on a 58.27ha site.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who witnessed the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the project between PR1MA [...]

The Government will offer rent-to-own schemes to potential PR1MA housebuyers who are unable to secure loans from financial institutions, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

The Prime Minister said the RTO scheme was designed to allow potential PR1MA buyers who could not afford the units, or had been turned away by banks.

“Under the RTO scheme, the [...]

The Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Ministry has taken note of the Sarawak government’s suggestion for its views on the location of every people’s housing project in the state, to be sought prior to implementation.

Its minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan said the suggestion was relevant, considering Sarawak’s geographical position.

He said the matter was expressed [...]

The 1Malaysia Housing Programme (PR1MA) will be expanded to Kulim Hi-Tech Park and Langkawi in a bid to ensure that the target to build 20,000 affordable houses under the PR1MA scheme in Kedah will be achieved.

PR1MA Corporation chairman Tan Sri Dr Jamaluddin Jarjis said 711 affordable houses would be built at two locations in Kulim [...]

A total of 30,000 units of affordable homes under the 1Malaysia People’s Housing project (PR1MA) will be built in stages in Perak in efforts to provide a more comfortable life to the people.

The chairman of the PR1MA Malaysia corporation, Tan Sri Dr Jamaluddin Jarjis said the projects would be implemented in every district and major [...]

Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin urged the 1Malaysia People’s Housing Scheme (PR1MA) management to allocate a 30 per cent quota for Bumiputeras and the youth.

He said PR1MA’s distribution system through balloting did not guarantee Bumiputeras and young house buyers to own a unit, and urged the management to review its system.

“When balloting system is used, [...]

The 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) project has received 500,000 applications since registration was opened last year.

Minister in Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim said the online applications were for 80,000 houses.

“The 80,000 houses approved under this first phase are in the analysis and planning stages.

“We’re continuing with the implementation and the online applications are [...]

The government’s 1Malaysia People’s Housing Scheme (PR1MA) is expanding to Malacca and Terengganu with a proposal for the housing projects to be tabled in the upcoming PR1MA meeting.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim said the government is currently actively conducting market studies to identify the demand as well as feasibility studies [...]

The Kedah State Government plans to build 20,000 affordable homes under the Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia (PR1MA) Housing Scheme in four to five years, said Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Mukhriz said the state government was aware of the hardships faced by Kedahans who were grappling with the pressures of life following the [...]

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