Hear our pleas on housing
10/11/2005 The Sun
MY wife purchased a medium cost apartment a few years back. According to the
sale and purchase agreement, the date of completion for the apartment block
was September 2003. To date we have not received any updates from the
developer on the late delivery or the status of the property.
To date, 80% of the loan has been released to the developer, which means
that we are servicing the interest on 80% of the loan amount to the bank. On
top of that we still have to pay rental for our current rented home. To make
matters more frustrating, the developer just ignores to our queries
regarding the project.
The Rakyat has always put in so much of trust and hope in the Government and
I guess that it is about time that this matter is looked upon very seriously
by the Prime Minister's Department. Why are developers given a free hand to
dictate terms instead being regulated by the Housing Ministry? Is the
government really so helpless?
Last but not least, this mail was written in despair but with the hope that
all those concerned will become aware of our plight and perhaps, God
willing, might even hear of our humble pleas for help. There is no point of
promoting "Malaysia Boleh" if even small matters like this cannot be