GEORGE TOWN, Feb 22 — Penang is more than halfway through its target of providing 250,000 units of ‘Rumah Mampu Milik’ (RMM) affordable homes by 2030, with 142,647 units (57.06 per cent) already up.

State Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said the demand for RMM homes continues to be encouraging.

“We will be consistent in assisting the people of Penang in need of affordable housing,” he told reporters after a visit to the RMM Ideal Residency project site in Jalan Lembah today.


He said the RMM Ideal Residency housing project, built on a 3267.84-hectare site in Bandar Gelugor near here and developed by the Ideal Property Group, will comprise of a 49-storey building with 1,218 residential units.

In addition, he said this project would also provide general facilities for residents such as a swimming pool, recreation park, gymnasium, community hall, as well as badminton and basketball courts. — Bernama