Flicker of HOPE for home
06/07/2006 The Malay Mail
THERE is still hope for house buyers of Desa Kerayong Indah, in Klang, as
the abandoned housing project will be given a new lease of life.
Klang Municipal Council president Abdul Bakir Zin said the project, which
has had two contractors in the past seven years, will be given to a new
“We are waiting for the development plan,” he said.
Bakir, however, could not to reveal the contractor’s name until the plan is
he said the project was abandoned by its previous contractors following
“That leaves us with no choice but to hand over the project to a capable
company. We will monitor the project when it takes off,” he said, in
response to a complaint by a house buyer.
The complainant, Zailan Ibrahim, who contacted The Malay Mail Hotline, said
he could no longer tolerate the delay.
He said although the project had been abandoned, he still has to service his
housing loan of RM1,098 per month.
“It’s frustrating. I have been paying for the past seven years, for what?”
asked the father of two.
He said on top of the monthly instalment, he is also paying RM550 monthly in
rent for his house in Sri Andalas, Klang.
Zailan said he and 60 other house buyers had lodged a police report in
Section 11, Shah Alam, last month regarding this issue.
The project, which began in 1998, was scheduled for completion in 2002.
Its original contractor was Bumi Circle Sdn Bhd, before the project was
handed over to Probil Sonati Sdn Bhd, in 2004.
The project’s bungalows, semi-D houses and flats are priced between
RM128,000 and RM138,000 each.