PPR Lambir, Fulfilling The Dreams Of The Underprivileged

MIRI, Aug 2 (Bernama) – It was a dream come true for Alexander Jaya, 34, when he was able to own a house of his own through the People’s Housing Project (PPR).

Due to high house prices here and the status of being a disabled person (PWD) following an accident in 2009 on his way home from work, Alexander who receives a monthly pension and an allowance from the Social Security Organisation (Socso) and the Social Welfare Department (JKM), was only able to afford renting a house for RM350 a month.

The father of two’s dream materialised through PPR, a federal government housing project carried out by the National Housing Department under the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government, which facilitates in fulfilling the needs of the less fortunate.

Provided with a loan repayment period of 30 years and a monthly instalment of RM321, Alexandar is all eager to move into PPR Lambir’s single storey terrace unit soon.

“I want to move fast as I have to pay my rent as well as the PPR loan which I had begun paying in June. I also hope to celebrate my Christmas in my new home,” he told reporters after receiving a replica of his house keys today…

Source: http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1378335