Cuepacs: Most civil servants face housing woes
MACHANG, May 27 — Cuepacs has revealed that about 60 per cent of civil servants nationwide, especially in the Klang Valley with income below RM3,000 a month, are still unable to purchase their own houses
Cuepacs’ finance secretary Jaapar Mansor said this situation would prolong if the government did not take any initiative to tackle the issue, including reducing housing loan interest to one per cent and increase their income.
He also did not deny the possibility that the civil servants’ evel of income could only afford to rent or own a low-cost house under the Hardcore Poor Housing Project (PPRT).
Due to this, Jaapar said the umbrella union for civil servants had already initiated a move to identify civil servants nationwide who have yet to own a house, for it to be used as a guideline for a further action.
On other matters, he also urged the government to speed up the establishment of a special commission to review the structure the public servants salary schemes and allowances as announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on March 8. — Bernama