By Shaidathul Suhana Ros
MELAKA, April 17 (Bernama) -- The high rental rate of houses in the city area, of up to RM1,000 a month, and RM500 for those located in the outskirts, is burdening the people, especially those in the B40 group.
However, the Krubong People´s Housing Project (PPR) brought relief to them.
A recipient of the PPR house, lorry driver Norazman Halipah, 52, who is also chairman of the Krubong PPR Residents Association, said he considered himself very fortunate to be among the occupants of the PPR houses.
"The cheapest house I was renting before was RM280 a month, while most of my neighbours paid more than RM500 in monthly house rental before.
"Now, we are relieved to be able to stay in our own house at a reasonable price, " said the army retiree who has three children.....