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From family homes to slums


In a state of neglect: Umadevi (right) explaining about the rubbish scattered at one of the fourth floorabandoned unitsof the low-cost flat toJawi district special officer Low Shi Wei (seated left) as her children look on in Taman Bukit Panchor in Nibong Tebal.

In a state of neglect: Umadevi (right) explaining about the rubbish scattered at one of the fourth floorabandoned unitsof the low-cost flat toJawi district special officer Low Shi Wei (seated left) as her children look on in Taman Bukit Panchor in Nibong Tebal.

NIBONG TEBAL: Abandoned by owners who seem to have given up hope, many privately-owned low-cost flats on mainland Penang have become slums.

The doors and windows of many of the units – especially on the upper floors – were ripped off and rubbish has filled the units.

Property , low cost slums

   

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