Homes at Bangkok’s Whizdom 101 available for Myanmar buyers next week

Condominium units at Bangkok’s Whizdom 101 integrated development project will be available for sale to Myanmar buyers at the Novotel Yangon Max from July 22 onwards, said Nyan Linn Htet, a spokesperson for SQFT Global Properties, the project’s organiser in Yangon.

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1,000 low-cost homes up for sale this month

The Ministry of Construction is selling 1,000 low-cost housing units in Dagon Seikkan township, Hlaing Thar Yar township and Shwe Pyi Thar township this month, said U Min Htein, general director of the Urban and Housing Development Department.

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Medium-income housing offered on installment plan in Mandalay

The Garden City Apartment Complex will break ground next week with the aim of giving medium-income people the chance to buy a unit, said project director U Zin Min Swe.

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Squatters reject IDs, say they own land

More than 100 squatter households in Insein township are yet to collect their identity cards despite an announcement made by the township administrators to collect them.

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Free housing for Dagon Seikkan’s poorest

UN-Habitat gave 120 housing units to the poorest and most vulnerable families in Kyee Su ward, Dagon Seikkan township, on Monday, paid for by the government of Japan.

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Living conditions survey seeks data for policy formulation

The Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) will publish the first national survey regarding the living conditions in Myanmar with the latest updates on poverty statistics and other details in each state and region next year.

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MCEA to start affordable housing construction

The Myanmar Construction Entrepreneur Association (MCEA), in cooperation with the government, will start building affordable housing units for low-income earners within this year, a senior association official from the organisation said.

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Reducing low-cost housing instalment in the works

Discussions are ongoing to reduce the initial 30-percent requirement to 20pc for low-cost housing instalments, said U Win Zaw, managing director of the Construction and Housing Development Bank.

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