The rapid urbanisation process and growing population in Malaysia are the two most influential factors of the recent increasing demands of urban mass housings. Over the years, the government, policymakers and industry players have all contributed and worked together in delivering and meeting the most basic necessity of human being, an affordable and adequate living quarters.
In view of this, in line with the government’s National Affordable Housing Sub-Policy, several types of housing have been introduced, including the youth transit homes. Targeted to the B40 and youth dwellers, it is based on the rent-to-own scheme that will be rented out for five years.
Located in The Valley Hill, a new township located between Taman Pinggiran Pelangi and KRI Rawang Industrial Estate, the site is located 4 kilometres away from the Rawang town centre and is easily accessible via the North-South Highway and LATAR Expressway. To be developed in three phases in 50.18 acres of land, the development is also equipped with green parks, a community centre and public car park located between the nine blocks of 14-storey building. Three types of layout unit are available ranging from studio units of 400 square feet to 900 square feet apartment units.
In the first development phase, the three blocks of youth transit homes consist of 1,000 units will be constructed using the pre-fabricated and Industrialised Building System (IBS) to further expedite the construction process, as well as to control the quality of the project. According to the work plan, the first phase will be completed and delivered to the government within 18 months from the starting work, which is expected ready by the year 2021