Dilapidated Apartments Will Be Redeveloped


SHAH ALAM, July 4: The Selangor Government is now endeavouring to redevelop obsolete homes of Selangorians which are dilapidated through the urban renewal concept.

Among the areas identified is the Jalan Enggang AU2 Flats in Taman Keramat, the Section 17 Flats in Petaling Jaya and the Section 16 Flats in Shah Alam.

The Exco for Housing, Building Management and Urban Settlement, Iskandar Samad said that the offer has been made to the owners and negotiations are still ongoing.

“This project will start after an agreement with the owners can be achieved,” he said in answer to a question from the Kota Anggerik Assemblyman, Dr Yaakob Sapari (PKR) during the State Assembly session yesterday.

In addition, Iskandar said that there are also developers inviting the Selangor State Development Cooperation (PKNS) to establish a joint venture with them for the urban renewal or urban development projects.

However, PKNS has to review any recommendations in more detail.

Iskandar also informed that there are 33,198 low-cost apartment units built by PKNS in Selangor which are over 25 years.

Of the total, 20,449 units have two rooms and 2,699 units have one room.

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