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11th Malaysia Plan: Putrajaya promises ‘one house per household’ by 2020

KUALA LUMPUR — Putrajaya said it is planning to build 47,000 homes for poor households and 606,000 homes for low and middle-income earners under the 11th Malaysia Plan tabled by Prime Minister Najib Razak today (May 21).

11th Malaysia Plan: Putrajaya promises ‘one house per household’ by 2020

The strategy will also focus on better management of public housing, by creating an integrated database and land bank for affordable housing, especially in urban areas. Photo: The Malay Mail Online

KUALA LUMPUR — Putrajaya said it is planning to build 47,000 homes for poor households and 606,000 homes for low and middle-income earners under the 11th Malaysia Plan tabled by Prime Minister Najib Razak today (May 21).

The “one house per household” pledge was part of its second core thrust to improve public welfare, which will be done through a three-pronged strategy which includes targeting specific groups through existing housing programmes.

The strategy will also focus on better management of public housing, by creating an integrated database and land bank for affordable housing, especially in urban areas.

Also on the agenda is to build environmentally-friendly facilities and infrastructure, while encouraging a culture of maintenance, cleanliness and preventing vandalism. THE MALAY MAIL ONLINE

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