MY wife bought an apartment unit which was developed by the subsidiary of a
It is almost five years since we signed the sale and purchase agreement but
we have yet to obtain the keys to the unit.
We have made numerous visits and calls to the developer and we have been
given the runaround each time.
When we went to the building site, all we saw were blocks of uncompleted
Upon lodging our complaint with the Bahagian Pengawasan dan Penguatkuasa
(enforcement unit) at the Housing and Local Government Ministry, we realised
we were only one of the many house-buyers affected.
All of us, the "victims", are suffering from the financial strain of
servicing our loans. The developer has not come up with any solution to our
We appeal to the authorities to come to our assistance. Our estimate is that
there are at least five to six blocks of apartments where work has stopped.
About 1,000 house buyers are affected.