Married couples in Penang will have the opportunity to purchase their first home at RM67,500 in Paya Terubong.
State Town and Country Planning, Housing and Arts Committee chairman Wong Hon Wai said that buyers who fulfilled the criteria would be eligible to buy the low medium-cost Suria Vista apartments.
“Interested buyers have to be Malaysian citizens above the age of 18 who have never owned a home, with a monthly household income that must not exceed RM3,500,” he said.
Wong said the project had 123 LMC units but only 90 units were opened to the public because the remaining 33 units were meant for relocating squatters from the Air Itam area.
“Interested buyers can fill up the application form which will be submitted to the online portal of the state secretary’s office (SUK) for screening and assessment,” he said.
OHM Group marketing executive Saw Chong Seng said each of the 700sq ft units had three bedrooms and two bathrooms and did not come with a parking space.
“Parking space and renovations come with an optional price of RM22,500,” he said, adding that the project was 68% completed and expected to be ready by year-end.
He said eligible buyers could visit the show unit in Suria Vista Apartment at Paya Terubong between 10am and 6pm, from now until this Sunday, and fill up an application form there.
They can then go to http://erumah.penang.gov.my to check the status of their application. - By Han Kar Kay (The Star)