Making Housing Affordable In Urban States

By Tricia Yeoh

September 2011 STATES OF REFORM
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The government that manages best in providing affordable housing of good quality is a popular one. However, solving the problem seems harder than one would assume. But if governments at different levels can collaborate in building and maintaining low cost housing, much will be won.MALAYSIANS LOVE to talk about property. Most opening conversations of late sound something like, “Property prices are so high these days! I am just waiting for the property bubble to burst before making my purchase”; and this...

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Tricia Yeoh

has previously worked with the Selangor state government and is now attached to a market research consultancy.