PR1MA in Melaka and Terengganu
Melaka and Terengganu is expected to receive 1Malaysia People’s Housing Scheme (PR1MA) house soon. PR1MA house proposal in Melaka and Terengganu to be tabled in the upcoming PR1MA meeting.
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim said the government is currently actively conducting market studies to identify the demand as well as feasibility studies on both of these states.
“We will consider the proposals for PR1MA projects in Melaka and Terengganu in the next PR1MA meeting. The proposed developments are apartments and terrace houses.
“Since it is at its preliminary stage, PR1MA has not fixed any selling value for the proposed houses,” he told the Dewan Rakyat yesterday.
Shahidan replied to a question by Sim Tong Him (DAP-Kota Melaka) who wanted to know on whether PR1MA projects will be implemented in Malacca.
Shahidan said as per the government’s assurance, the PR1MA houses are priced 20% lower than the market price where its focuses is still on big cities and suburbs.
Hence, for 2013 and 2014, the government has approved 80,000 units of PR1MA houses in Perak, Kedah and Penang ranging from RM100,000 to RM400,000 depending on the location and specifications, Shahidan added.