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  1. Not so gated community 24/03/2006 The Star DR RAJ & DR PUSHPA, Seremban.
    PROPERTY developers are heavily promoting gated (guarded) communities these days. The buyer is promised security and facilities that can include a swimming pool, tennis court and clubhouse.

  2. Legal focus on gated schemes  15/04/2006 New Straits Times
    A move to incorporate gated-and-guarded housing schemes into the Strata Title Act 1985 to give them legislative context is on the cards. Minister for Natural Resources and Environment Datuk Seri Azmi Khalid, whose ministry is responsible for issues concerning land, is scheduled to meet senior council members of the Real Estate and Housing Developersí Association (Rehda) to discuss the matter next week.

  3. Bill needs more work, says Ong 19/04/2006 The Star
    THE proposed Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Bill, which aims to accommodate developments in the housing sector, needs to be studied further. Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Ong Ka Ting said the Bill was finalised by the Attorney-Generalís Chambers in September last year but its tabling was delayed because of several emerging factors.

  4. Gated community residents upset over suit rejection 24/05/2006 New Straits Times
    KUALA LUMPUR: Residents of gated communities are up in arms over the recent Consumer Claims Tribunal rejection of a suit over the responsibility of security guards. National Consumer Complaints Centre (NCCC) manager Darshan Singh said it had received an average of 20 calls a day since the judgment.

  5. Legalama 27/05/2006 NST-PROP By Andrew Wong
    Rules would be quite unnecessary if we are all considerate, God-fearing people who know our purpose in life. Unfortunately, we're not and we don't, and in fact spend so much effort trying to find loopholes and ways around laws that the books containing our legislation are getting fatter with amendments by the year.

  6. Stymied by housing law 27/05/2006 New Straits Times
    Many new concepts and innovations in housing development that can provide Malaysians with a better quality living environment cannot be introduced because the country's housing development law has failed to keep up with the times.

  7. Security top priority for buyers 29/05/2006 The Star By S. C. Cheah
    IF you are a house buyer, what is your number 1 concern? Iíve posed this question to many people, and almost all put security as their top priority. While in the past, purchasers were more concerned with the right location and workmanship, having a safe home or office seems to be on everyoneís mind these days.

  8. Tiada pagar di perumahan awam 09/06/2006 Kosmo
    Kuala Lumpur - Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) menjelaskan pihak berkuasa tempatan (PBT) itu tidak mendirikan pagar di kawasan perumahan awam. Menurut Pegawai Perhubungan Awam dan Antarabangsa DBKL, Anwar Mohd Zain, pembinaan pagar tidak termasuk dalam pelan asal pembinaan projek perumahan awam sekitar Kuala Lumpur.

  9. Bring back Rukun Tetangga to check crime 05/08/2006 The Star
    WITH the rising crime rate, I would like to propose that the Government reintroduce the Rukun Tetangga concept.

  10. Time for cops to halt crooks 14/08/2006 The Star VALLEY VIEW BY FREDERICK FERNANDEZ
    THERE was a time when victims of snatch thieves were mainly women, not anymore though because now they target just about anybody, including well-built males.

  11. The gates are for our own good 16/08/2006 The Star
    We refer to MBPJ enforcement officersí intention to tear down security gates at Jln 17/35 and 17/62, recently. The said are service roads to 67 houses in Taman Lee Yan Lian.

  12. Residents adopting safety measures 17/08/2006 The Star By Vivienne Pal
    TWO years ago, a snatch theft incident left Section 17, Petaling Jaya resident Rose (not her real name) with a cracked skull, and fractures on her body and face.

  13. Are these guards screened? 19/09/2006 The Star By CAR THEFT VICTIM, Muar.
    IN HIS determined effort to fight crime, may I suggest to our new Inspector-General of Police to also look into the eligibility of security guards employed by condominiums, factories and housing estates.

  14. Chew is all for gated communities 26/09/2006 The Star By Stuart Michael
    Women, Family and Community Development Ministry parliamentary secretary Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun is all for gated communities. Having been a victim of burglary and snatch theft herself, Chew said the incidents made her decide to move to the gated community of Aman Suria Damansara in Petaling Jaya.

  15. Ensuring crime kept at bay 09/10/2006 By K.W. MAK
    CRIME is on the rise in the Klang Valley and everyone has either been a victim or knows someone who has been a victim.

  16. Strata Title Act to be amended 09/11/2006 The Star By V.P. SUJATA
    PUTRAJAYA: Developers of gated community projects, unable to get bank loans due to problems of getting strata titles, can heave a sigh of relieve with the Cabinetís approval to amend the Strata Title Act 1985.

  17. Gated housing to have legal definition soon 18/11/2006 NST
    THE Government's move to amend the Strata Title Act 1985 to facilitate the development of stratified landed property schemes has been warmly welcomed by the Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association (Rehda).

  18. Traders unhappy over barriers 30/11/2006 The Star By Lim Chia Ying
    SUBANG JAYA assemblyman Datuk Lee Hwa Beng said the Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) has just recently adopted guidelines for gated communities in accordance with those issued by the state housing board.

  19. Guidelines for gated communities 04/12/2006 The Sun By Maria J. Dass
    Subang Jaya: Developers and residents in Selangor who are planning to set up gated and guarded communities to boost security in their neighbourhood will have to follow a new scheme outlined by the Selangor Housing and Real Estate Board.

  20. Bill spells out rights of buyers 14/12/2006 The Star
    The Bill covers all sub-divided housing units like condominiums, flats, gated communities, apartments, commercial buildings such as offices and shopping complexes, serviced apartments, mixed development sites and industrial buildings.

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