Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Housing development sector allowed to operate under Phase One and Two of recovery plan

Permission to operate is applicable to housing developers which are still active with a valid advertising permit and developer’s licence under the Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act 1996.

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The housing development sector is allowed to operate under Phase One and Two of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) effective immediately, the housing and local government ministry said today.

It said the permission to operate is applicable to housing developers which are still active with a valid advertising permit and developer’s licence (APDL) under the Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act 1996 (Act 118).

In a statement today, it said the decision was made at the Pandemic Management Technical Working Committee meeting on July 23.

Under Phase One of the NRP, housing developer’s management offices are allowed to open, and the handing over of vacant possession notices and house keys is permitted.

Other activities allowed are critical damage repairs during the defect liability period and construction works for Rumah Mesra Rakyat under Syarikat Perumahan Negara Bhd for G1 to G4 contractors.

Under Phase Two, the additional activities allowed are sales and marketing at the developer’s office, and activities involving sales agents, sales galleries, show units and subsale property units.

The ministry said the permission for the housing development sector to operate is subject to compliance with the latest SOPs available at https://www.kpkt.gov.my.

The construction SOPs issued by the public works ministry can be found at www.cidb.gov.my and the general SOPs of the National Security Council and health ministry are at www.mkn.gov.my.

Further inquiries can be directed to the National Housing Department hotline at 03-8891 4493/4494.

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