Published: Thursday October 4, 2012 MYT 12:06:00 PM
Updated: Thursday October 4, 2012 MYT 12:09:18 PM
DPM: Unused allocated land to be developed into PR1MA projects for affordable housing
SHAH ALAM: Land allocated by the Government but not used for the original purpose will be utilised to build affordable homes for the middle-income group.
Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin also assured the people that houses built on such plots would be priced below RM300,000.
"For instance, plots of land allocated for building schools but not used for that purpose can be developed into a PR1MA projects," he said during a gathering with Selangor non-governmental organisation youth leaders at Universiti Teknologi Mara here Thursday.
PR1MA (Perumahan Rakyat 1Malaysia) is a government programme to promote greater home ownership, especially among the middle-income earners, by providing more affordable residential properties in major cities nationwide.