Foundation to help B40, Orang Asli Own Homes
About the project
PETALING JAYA: Yayasan My First Home (YMFH) will assist 100 Malaysians from the B40 group to own a home this year, apart from building up to 50 houses for the Orang Asli.
Its general manager Nambee Ashvin Nambiar said about 40% of the population and the Orang Asli community are underserved. They also include those from the B40 group who typically live in poor housing conditions or with immediate family members and relatives.
“With the current economic situation, some in the B40 group are struggling financially. We hope to assist them own their first home.
“Since our inception in March last year, YMFH has screened over 2,000 applicants and assisted 19 of them with downpayments or deposits, legal fees, evaluation fees and others associated with owning a home.