Dr Tan Seng Giaw calls on Housing and Local Government Ministry and the
Kuala Lumpur City Hall to improve the efficiency of maintenance of
high-rise flats,relieving residents of multiple problems.
The number of high-rise flats increases in the whole country. Hence, the
Government promulgates laws such as the Local Government Act to monitor
the management of these flats, including the formation of Joint
Management Corporation (JMC). There are flats which face difficulties:
some residents pay monthly subscriptions. Some refuse. As a result, JMC
does not have enough money for maintenance.
Blocks A, B and C, Taman Fadason, Jinjang North, present recurrent
difficulties such as leakage at the 18th floor, sanitation, electricity
and water supply, parking spaces and crimes. Very soon, water and
electricity supply may be cut off.
We have informed the City Hall about the above-said problems. We continue to follow up.
In December last year, Parliament passed a bill to amend the Local
Government Act. This included the steps to improve the effectiveness of
JMC. We would like to see if the City Hall is as confident as the
Housing Minister in the enforcement of the said amendment.