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Build cheaper housing to cater to local demand, says ex-Penang exco

Susan Loone  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The need to resort to evicting residents from public housing schemes (PPR), coupled with the high number of applicants for such houses is a clear manifestation of insufficient supply of such units compared to their demand, said former Penang executive councillor Toh Kin Woon.

Speaking at a workshop titled 'Understanding and addressing housing issues in Penang' yesterday, Toh said another issue is the inability of the B40 or M40 groups to buy houses, apartments or flats...

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