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The Penang State Government has two types of housing schemes of its people. They are known as the Affordable Housing (Rumah Mampu Milik) and the older People's Housing Project (Projek Perumahan Rakyat or PPR).

Nowadays, the majority of housing projects undertaken by the State Government are the Affordable Housing scheme. I have a separate page to explain more about it. Click the button below for details.


Penang State Government's Housing SchemesPenang State Government's Housing Schemes (27 September, 2009)

People's Housing Project (Projek Perumahan Rakyat, PPR)

The People's Housing Project is mainly to house the hardcore poor. Flats for PPR can be found in various locations in Penang.

Requirements for Applying for People's Housing Project (Projek Perumahan Rakyat) in Penang

  1. Furnish personal particulars including employment, salary, employer address, spouse, dependents, along with certified copies of the following documents:
    • Personal Identity Card and Spouse's Identity Card
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Widows and Divorcees to furnish Death Certificate or Divorce Certificate
    • Identity Card and Birth Certificates of Dependents
    • If working in the public or private sector, include the following documents:
      • Employment Letter/Latest Salary Slip of Applicant and Spouse
      • Latest Employee Provident Fund Statement
      • Confirmation from EPF if not contributing
    • If running own business, include the following documents:
      • Latest certified statement of income for applicant and spouse
      • Company Registration Certificate/Business License
    • If self employed, include the following documents:
      • Latest certified statement of income for applicant and spouse
    • If unemployed, include the following documents:
      • Certified Declaration of Unemployment of applicant and spouse
    • 3 photographs of property from side, rear and front
    • 3 Identity Card-size photographs
    • A copy of CCRIS Report for applicant and spouse - refer to the nearest branch of Bank Negara Malaysia
  2. Applicant and spouse are allowed to submit one (1) application only.
  3. Only applicants that satisfy the following requirements are eligible:

    1. Citizens of Malaysia (both the applicant and spouse)
    2. Residing in Penang for at least 5 years
    3. Aged 21 and above at time of application
    4. Registered as a voter in Penang ONLY (applicant and spouse)
    5. Income of applicant or spouse not exceeding RM750.00 per month, and family income not exceeding RM1500.00 per month.
    6. Applicant and spouse must never have owned a residential property in Penang or any other state in Malaysia, including properties that have been sold
    7. Family size at least 5 people.
    8. Special consideration given to disabled applicant or disabled spouse, single mothers, widow of members of the Security Forces who were killed in the line of duty and squarters on Government housing project land that meet the requirements.
  4. Administration has to be notified of any address change.
  5. Declaration letter has to be made in front of a Commissioner of Oath.

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