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Many complaints in Penang on foreign workers in housing schemes

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Penang has received thousands of complaints by local residents about foreigners occupying their housing schemes, said state executive councillor Jagdeep Singh Deo.

He said the residents have expressed disappointment with the deluge of foreigners flooding their neighbourhood.

“Some of the complaints I have received have stated more than half (50 percent) of the housing schemes are occupied by foreign workers.

“As far back in 2013 when I took office, I have made stern announcements that renting out these affordable housing units (low and medium cost) are not allowed even to locals, let alone foreigners,” saids Jagdeep at a press conference today...

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