Growing pains: Balancing growth and fiscal discipline

WITH unwavering commitment to stimulate the foundation of sustainable economic growth and enhance the wellbeing of the rakyat under a responsible fiscal regime, Prime Minister (PM) Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim unveiled a slightly expansionary Budget 2024 last Friday.

Budget 2024: Easing MM2H rules, more infra projects to offset impact of 4% stamp duty on MOT to foreign property buyers, says MIDF Research

The research house kept its positive stance on the sector and said property demand will keep recovering as the benchmark overnight policy rate rate is likely to stay the same for this year. 

Encouraging home-ownership

FOR the housing industry, the allocations for the Bottom 40% group are much needed and will allow more Malaysians to own homes, including the RM546mil for Program Perumahan Rakyat (PPR) in Johor, RM358mil for the development of 3,500 residential units under 14 Program Rumah

Rehda: Housing allocation in 2024 Budget shows govt's effort to ensure B40 included

KUALA LUMPUR: The various allocations set in the 2024 Budget for the B40 speaks volumes of the government's efforts to ensure that no one is left behind when it comes to housing.

Peruntukan perumahan dalam Belanjawan 2024 bukti B40 tak dipinggir

KUALA LUMPUR: Pelbagai peruntukan disediakan dalam Belanjawan 2024 untuk kumpulan berpendapatan rendah B40 menunjukkan banyak usaha kerajaan untuk memastikan tiada sesiapa dipinggirkan dalam soal perumahan.

RM2.47 bln allocation for public housing in Budget 2024 will foster more equitable housing landscape - Juwai IQI

KUALA LUMPUR - The provisions that Budget 2024 makes specifically for housing, including RM2.47 billion for the construction of people’s housing projects (PPR) and four per cent flat rate stamp duty on memorandum of transfer (MoT) by non-citizens and foreign-owned companies with the exception of permanent residents, is set to foster a more equitable housing landscape, said Juwai IQI.