Tidak perlu bayar
01/09/1999 HM By Hadzlan Hassan
SUNGAI BESI: Penduduk Taman Melati di Serendah, dekat Rawang, tidak perlu
membuat bayaran penyelenggaraan jika benar pemaju projek perumahan itu tidak
menguruskan kawasan itu mengikut perjanjian. Menteri Perumahan dan Kerajaan
Tempatan, Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh, berkata tindakan itu dirasakan wajar dengan
keadaan yang dihadapi oleh penduduk di taman berkenaan.
Masalah projek Le Chateau perlu
dirunding 02/09/1999 BH
KUALA LUMPUR, Rabu - Isu projek pembinaan Kondominum Le Chateau di sini yang
tertangguh sejak tujuh tahun lalu, seharusnya tidak dipolitikkan dan perlu
diselesaikan di meja perundingan. Timbalan Menteri Perumahan dan Kerajaan
Tempatan, Datuk Shafie Apdal, berkata kementerian itu memang bertanggungjawab
menyelesaikan kes berkenaan tetapi ia perlu dilaksanakan menerusi perundingan.
cuts off services to flats 02/09/1999 The Star
About 200 residents of Desa Permai Indah had their maintenance services cut
off from yesterday for failure to settle about RM500,000 in service charges.
CF: Negeri perlu segera warta
pindaan 03/09/1999 BH
KUALA LUMPUR, Khamis - Kerajaan negeri diarah mewartakan segera pindaan Undang-Undang
Kecil Bangunan Seragam 1984 bagi membolehkan pengeluaran sijil menduduki (CF)
dibuat dalam tempoh dua minggu. Menteri Perumahan dan Kerajaan Tempatan, Datuk
Dr Ting Chew Peh, berkata menerusi pindaan itu, semua borang permohonan CF
daripada pemaju perlu diproses dalam tempoh itu.
Soil probe into Kepong houses
AFTER five years of living in crumbling and sinking houses, Taman Indah Perdana
residents in Kepong finally got the authorities to do something. A private
consultant will be hired to study the soil under the housing area, said Rawang
State Assemblyman and Selangor State Exco member Datuk Tang See Hang.
Developer `misleading Ministry'
LE Chateau Condominium developer Zamrud Properties Sdn Bhd has been accused
of misleading the Housing and Local Government Ministry in its ongoing tussle
with housebuyers. Speaking to reporters at Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Kuala
Lumpur yesterday, Le Chateau Condominumn Phase II protem committee chairman
Datuk Sunny Choong said the Housing Ministry had been misinformed by the developer
Temporary CFs to be abolished
Kuala Lumpur: The temporary Certificate of Fitness will be abolished when
the Uniform Building By-laws 1984 is amended in June for implementation by
the end of the year.
No CF, don't take keys
06/09/1999 MM By Alina Simon
IF your developer offers you vacant possession of your newly-bought property
but is unable to show proof that the company has applied for a Certificate
of Fitness, reject that offer. It is your right to refuse to accept vacant
possession of the property if there is no such proof, said Housing and Local
Government Minister Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh.
Time to turn tables on
errant developers 06/09/1999 The Star By T. S. Tan,
North Point, Hong Kong (via e-mail)
IT IS heartening to learn from your news website that the Federal Government
plans to amend the Housing Developer Act and the Strata Title Act.
2 weeks CF poser
TWO weeks sound good, but will it really speed up things? The sceptics don't
think so. This was the response to the advice from Housing and Local Government
Minister Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh for buyers not to accept the keys if there
is no certificate of fitness.
Lee defends Le Chateau action
BUKIT Bintang MP Dr Lee Chong Meng has refuted a claim by Housing and Local
Government Deputy Minister Datuk Shafie Apdal that he had misled the Le Chateau
condominium buyers. Lee also denied that he had a political agenda with his
involvement in an issue between the buyers and developer Zamrud Properties.
Pemaju gagal urus kondo
08/09/1999 HM By Norainon Othman
AMPANG JAYA: Tiga hingga empat pemaju perumahan di kawasan ini dikenal pasti
gagal menguruskan penyelenggaraan bangunan yang masih dalam tanggungjawab
mereka. Daripada maklum balas yang diperolehi, masalah itu berpunca daripada
sikap dingin pemaju terhadap khidmat selepas jualan.
Meeting on Gurney Heights condo
BUYERS of Gurney Heights Condominium Phase 1 in Jalan Bukit Keramat are planning
to take City Hall to court for failure to complete the project as promised.
This will be discussed during a meeting tomorrow at 3pm at Kasbah 7 (2nd floor)
in Quality Hotel, Jalan Raja Laut (opposite Pertama Complex).
Police seek housing developer
ALOR STAR, Thurs. - Police are looking for a housing developer who is believed
to have absconded with nearly RM200,000 paid by prospective house buyers in
Kulim as deposits. Nineteen reports had been lodged at the Lunas and Kulim
police stations against Kulim-based Warga Nilai Sdn Bhd since April 25.
Jadi mangsa pemaju rumah
PUCHONG: Beberapa kampung di Puchong Perdana, di sini, menjadi mangsa pembangunan
apabila kerja tanah yang dijalankan pemaju perumahan di situ, menyebabkan
sistem saliran terganggu dan sering mengakibatkan banjir besar. Penduduk Kampung
Bersatu, Kampung Sri Puchong dan Kampung Andalas serta 300 penduduk rumah
panjang di situ, sering kebimbangan kerana rumah mereka akan dilanda banjir
setiap kali hujan lebat.
"I BOUGHT this condominium because City Hall was involved in it. I thought
it was secure but my faith in City Hall was misplaced. I am disgusted!" This
sentiment was echoed by a group of house buyers who met last Saturday to discuss
Act will benefit future house buyers 14/09/1999 BT By Eirmalasare Bani
THE Housing Developers Act 1966, currently reviewed by the Ministry of Housing
and Local Government, may include several regulations that could benefit future
house buyers. Its secretary-general Datuk Khalid Husin said the ministry plans
to set up a "Legal Aid Clinic" under the Act to serve as a platform for consumers
to seek clarification on some clauses or terms used in sales and purchase
Plan for legal aid clinic for house buyers
The Housing Developers Act 1966, currently reviewed by the Ministry of Housing
and Local Government, may include several regulations that could benefit future
Help at fast over `sinking'
problem in Kepong 15/09/1999 NST-LTIMES
RESIDENTS of Taman Indah Perdana in Kepong have finally received the help
they need from the authorities to look into the "sinking" problem of their
homes which they bought five years ago. The Selangor Government and Selayang
Municipal Council will appoint a private consultant to carry out a geo-technical
study on the soil in the affected area.
Harga rumah dijangka turun
1.65 peratus 17/09/1999 BH
KUALA LUMPUR, Khamis - Pengguna dijangka menikmati penurunan harga rumah kira-kira
1.65 peratus berikutan keputusan kerajaan menangguhkan caruman sumbangan modal
pembetungan (SCC) oleh pemaju perumahan, berkuatkuasa serta merta. Menteri
Perumahan dan Kerajaan Tempatan, Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh, berkata Jemaah Menteri
semalam memutuskan bahawa semua pemaju perumahan tidak lagi perlu menyumbang
1.65 peratus daripada harga jualan hartanah kepada SCC, sebagai usaha mengurangkan
beban pengguna khususnya dalam sektor berkaitan.
Residents take over upkeep
of flats 17/09/1999 The Star By Hwa Mei Shen
The management corporation may have terminated maintenance services at Desa
Permai Indah but the residents have proved that they can upkeep the apartments
on their own.
over `no show' by developer
18/09/1999 MM By Meor Shariman
THE Ampang Sessions Court was packed to the brim yesterday - with house- buyers
wanting a refund from a developer. More than 30 house-buyers who had paid
for non-existent houses turned up at the court after reading in The Malay
Mail that the developer, Cristal- Land Sdn Bhd and a director, would be charged
housing developer postponed 18/09/1999 NST
KUALA LUMPUR, Fri.- The Ampang Sessions Court today postponed to Oct 29 the
case of a housing developer who allegedly operated without a licence, when
he failed to turn up in court to be charged. Ismail Fadzil, 36, executive
director of Cristal Land (M) Sdn Bhd failed to turn up much to the disappointment
of 30 house buyers in the public gallery.
Condo committee preparing report
LE Chateau Condominium Phase II protem committee is preparing a report on
the problems they faced when moving into the units they had bought some six
years ago. Bukit Bintang MP Dr Lee Chong Meng said the report would be submitted
to MCA deputy president Datuk Lim Ah Lek and the Master Builders Association
before the end of the month.
House buyers want Koh to intervene
in project delay 24/09/1999 NST
PENANG, Thurs. - Housebuyers of the Green Garden low medium units in Paya
Terubong here want the State Government to immediately intervene and direct
the developer to complete their houses. They want Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr
Koh Tsu Koon to take steps within 14 days to ensure that project developer
Gelanggang Kemilau Sdn Bhd complete construction of the 2,200-unit flats,
now behind schedule.
House buyers to discuss common
problems 25/09/1999 MM
SOME 50 house buyers who have bought low-cost units from the developer Cristal-Land
Sdn Bhd will meet tomorrow to discuss their common problems. One of the buyers,
businessman K. Muniandy, said they will meet at Bilal Restaurant in Jalan
Ampang at 11am.
Studying weaknesses in S&P
agreement 26/09/1999 NSUNT
KUALA LUMPUR, Sat. - The Housing and Local Government Ministry is studying
weaknesses in the agreement used for the purchase of houses from developers,
Minister Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh said today. "The ministry is identifying the
weaknesses in the sale and purchase agreement carefully, paragraph by paragraph
... and I will personally look into this matter," he said.
- strata titles in return for not suing State 26/09/1999
PENANG, Sat. - Forty-nine buyers of an apartment project today signed an undertaking
not to sue the State Government for not providing them an open space at the
project site. In return, the State Government has given the residents of Taman
Samak an assurance that strata titles which they have been pursuing for the
past 16 years would be issued to them.
more strata title approvals now 27/09/1999
KUALA LUMPUR, Sun. - More strata titles for high rise residential buildings
are being issued since the one-stop-centres were set-up, especially in Penang
and Kuala Lumpur. Land and Co-operative Development Deputy Minister Dr Goh
Cheng Teik said problems were being solved faster since the setting up of
show their anger 27/09/1999 MM By Stephen Ng
BUYING a house can be a difficult experience and at a seminar last Saturday
by the Selangor & Federal Territory Consumers' Association, frustrated house
buyers vented their anger on the authorities. However, Housing & Local Government
Minister Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh, who officiated the seminar on Current Issues
affecting House Buyers, should be applauded for his courage to take the brickbats
hurled at his Ministry