housebuyers, consumer bodies laud plan to increase penalties
KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs. - Housing developers, housebuyers and consumer bodies
are supportive of the Housing and Local Government Ministry's plan to impose
more severe penalties on housing developers who fail to keep the Ministry
informed of project progresses every six months.
officials of Housing Ministry 28/01/2000 NST
KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs. - About 220 people from 91 organisations took part in
a closed-door two-day dialogue with the Housing and Local Government Ministry
in a hotel in Seri Kembangan starting today.
Pushing for housing industry
reforms 19/02/2000 NST By Sheila Singam; Andrew Wong
THREE months into his term as Minister for Housing and Local Government, Datuk
Ong Ka Ting has displayed a dynamism that could push developers out of their
comfort zone by addressing some of their shortcomings.
HBA can play a positive role
26/02/2000 NST By Sheila Singam
THE House Buyers Association (HBA) can play a positive role in improving the
Factors which swayed award to Sime UEP 29/04/2000 NST
DESPITE numerous complaints of cracks appearing in houses in UEP Subang Jaya's
USJ19 as a result of excavation work in a nearby commercial project, Sime
UEP Properties Sdn Bhd's self-contained township nevertheless won the Malaysian
chapter's International Real Estate Federation (Fiabci) best residential development
House Buyers Association to the fore 30/07/2000 The Sun
Buying a house involves a huge capital investment and for many people, it
means having to use up a huge chunk, if not all, of the life savings.
House buyers unite! 15/09/2000 MM
ARE you getting a raw deal from your housing developer? Your house was delivered
very late, there is no Certificate of Fitness (CF) after years of occupying,
it was badly-built, the housing project did not follow a development plan,
or worse, the developer "disappeared" and abandoned the project?
is below market rate: HBA
20/09/2000 MM By Azlan
Don't be ridiculous. Try to being reasonable and sincere.
measures to protect house buyers 20/09/2000
THE authorities, developers, public and those involved in the housing industry
should take note and consider some ideas and suggestions by the House Buyers
Association, Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. HBA secretary Chang Kim Loong said
`Sinking' feeling 22/09/2000 MM
By Home Sweet Home
THANK YOU for highlighting the recent formation of the House Buyers Association
(HBA) Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, an organisation whose formation was long
overdue. I purchased a new apartment and am due to take vacant possession
of the property soon.
of house buyers association 25/09/2000
THE House Buyers Association, Kuala Lumpur & Selangor (HBA) will hold its
inaugural meeting next month. It is to elect its office bearers and recruit
problems faced by house buyers 07/10/2000
THE House Buyers Association (HBA) aims to highlight problems and issues faced
by house buyers today at the Putra World Trade Centre in conjunction with
the Property and Investment Deal (PAID) exhibition being held between October
6 and 8.
for house buyers 09/10/2000 MM
ALL this while, house buyers have been forming ad-hoc committees to fight
their battle against unscrupulous developers. Now an association has been
formed exclusively to help house buyers facing such problems.
`New Act needed to check industry'
A "Property Development Act" to cover all types of properties built by developers
has been suggested as the answer to weaknesses and loopholes in the Housing