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When he announced a new home plan at Lot 244, Mukim 9 Teluk Kumbar, Bayan Lepas, State Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo emphasised the importance of providing affordable housing schemes to the community.

According to him, the state has so far built 130,087 different types of housing units, which is close to 60% of the 220,000 affordable housing units it aims to build by 2030.

The proposal, which will be built on a 4.2-acre property, will include 800 mixed-use flats, with the building anticipated to be completed by the end of this year.

In the meantime, Jagdeep expressed his optimism that Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican would be able to assist the state in the construction of the People’s Housing Project (PPR).

According to Jagdeep, the state has identified five plots of land totaling 72.3 acres for PPR development in each of Penang’s five districts.

“As we have done our part in identifying the area, we are now waiting for a mandate from the Federal Government.”

“The Federal Government has already declared that two PPR projects, one on the island and one on the mainland, will take occur in Penang,” he said.

 

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AS 2022 roars in today, the Penang government, through its state Housing Board has pledged to deliver its affordable housing projects for the betterment of Penangites.

State Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo emphasised the importance of delivering affordable housing schemes to the community when he announced a new housing scheme in Lot 244, Mukim 9 Teluk Kumbar, Bayan Lepas today.

He said the state has managed to reach 130,087 of various types of housing units as of now, which is near 60% of its 220,000 target units of affordable homes by 2030.

“We need to continue with the momentum to ramp up the affordable units for the sake of Penangites.

“We are now doing well in our effort to meet the targeted units as the state Housing Board is set to kick-start its own affordable housing projects this year.

“We hope that the positive results can be seen,” he told reporters in Bayan Lepas today.

The scheme, which will be developed on a 4.2-acre plot, will see 800 units of mixed development with the construction works expected to be carried out at the end of this year.

Meantime, Jagdeep expressed his hopes that the Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican could assist the state in building the People’s Housing Project (PPR).

Jagdeep reiterated that the state had identified five plots of land, measuring 72.3 acres for PPR development in each of the five districts in Penang.

“We are now awaiting directive from the Federal Government as we have done our part in identifying the land.

“The Federal Government had already stated that two PPR projects will take place in Penang, one on the island and one on the mainland,” he said.

 

Source: Buletin Mutiara

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