Meeting untapped housing needs


In the spotlight: Covid-19 workplace clusters have magnified the inadequate living conditions of workers, particularly in labour-intensive economic sectors. — GLENN GUAN/The Star

PETALING JAYA: The demand for quality and well-planned workers’ accommodations is expected to rise as stakeholders strive to comply with the Employees’ Minimum Standards of Housing, Accommodations and Amenities Act 1990 (Act 446), according to a research.

Workers’ housing has been thrust into the limelight amid the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic with Act 446 being the centrepiece in the raft of measures mediated to break the infection chains, said real estate consultancy Knight Frank Malaysia.

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RM13.90/month
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Annual Plan

RM12.33/month

Billed as RM148.00/year

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