Penang battles PPR housing abuse by unworthy tenants

Looi Sue-Chern

Penang housing exco Jagdeep Singh Deo (centre) says the state government is going to crackdown on PPR tenants who are abusing their units. – The Malaysian Insight pic, March 5, 2019.

THERE are tenants in the Penang owned public housing (PPR) who have run up arrears of RM20,000 to RM30,000, which meant they have never paid rent for over 15 to 25 years, prompting the state government to rethink its approach in dealing with them.

Penang housing exco Jagdeep Singh Deo said it has little choice but to evict them.

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