SHAH ALAM, 25 Nov: Selangor estimates that 15,251 affordable housing units, involving 38 projects, can still be offered to buyers by 2021.
The Executive Councillor for Housing, Building Management and Urban Settlement, Iskandar Abdul Samad, said that the offer will only be open to buyers after the projects receive advertisement permits from the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT).
He said that the three affordable housing projects involve 1,682 units built by the state government and private developers, while three other projects involving 469 units are under construction.
“The Selangor Housing and Property Board (LPHS) have offered the purchase of the three completed affordable housing projects at Bukit Botak (Selayang), Section 3 Bandar Baru Bangi and Bandar Sungai Long, Kajang, to 1,682 qualified buyers.
“The percentage of completed affordable housing offers is also at 100 percent. However, the state government still has 15,251 affordable housing units that can be offered till 2021,” he said.
He said this in response to a verbal question from Hasbullah Mohd Ridzwan (PAS-Gombak Setia) regarding the status of affordable housing at the Selangor State Assembly (DNS) session today.
The affordable housing in Bukit Botak has an area of 850 till 2,200 square feet, and offered at the lowest selling price of RM99,000 per unit. Meanwhile, in Section 3 Bandar Baru Bangu, the units are between 700 to 800 square feet and sold at RM60,000 till RM90,000 per unit.