December 20, KULIM – Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad (SPNB) received 91,206 applications for 1Malaysia People’s Friendly Houses (RMR1M) nationwide this year until Nov 30.
SPNB Mesra Sdn Bhd chairman, Datuk Mohamed Hasnan Che Hussin said of the total, 48,005 had been approved, with 48,005 units completed.
“This shows the demand for RMR1M is going up.
“Kedah received 9,279 applications out of which, 5,347 were approved,” he said after the Kulim-Bandar Baharu-level ‘Come Celebrate the 1Malaysia People’s Friendly Home Programme’, here, today which was officiated by Kulim-Bandar Baharu Member of Parliament, Datuk Aziz Sheikh Fadzir.
Mohamed Hasnan said 5,000 houses would be built for the second generation of Felda settlers next year and the sites would be decided by the Felda management.
“Felda has picked Felda Gunung Bongsu as the site to build 180 houses for the Kulim/Bandar Baharu district. To date, the construction of 75 units have been approved,” he added.