MyBenefits Relief on Housing - Supply of Affordable Homes

Low-cost homesProgram Bantuan Rumah (PBR)  

Subsidy for repair and rebuild homes  
Last updated: November 26, 2017 
All information has not been verified by the relevant Ministry/Agency

What is this programme about?  

PBR is a housing financial assistance for target groups currently living in dilapidated homes.  The programme aims to provide a safer and more comfortable living space for the poor.  This initiative targets to provide aid to the hardcore poor households and individuals that are registered with the e-Kasih system or SSPKR. Priority will be given to:
•    Senior citizens
•    Infirm and disabled individuals
•    Single mothers with many dependents
The applicant of this assistance programme must provide their own land or have the written consent of the landowner if the land belongs to a family member.  If the applicant is currently renting/residing on a piece of land owned by the Government, a written consent from the relevant authorities is required for the applicant to receive financial aid to rebuild on the piece of property.


The scope of this programme covers

House Repair works and Repair works of House Damage due to Disasters



Maximum Cost of Repairs                                       

Peninsular Malaysia - RM11,000           

Sabah/Sarawak /Labuan - RM12,000 

Maximum Extreme Costs

Peninsular Malaysia - RM1,000           

Sabah/Sarawak /Labuan - RM2,000


Re-build/Build New

Peninsular Malaysia

Area Type of House                                                Rate of House* (RM) 

1 Rooms                                                                     RM21,000 

2 Rooms                                                                     RM37,000 

3 Rooms / Teres / Berkembar                              RM40,000

Extreme Maximum Cost**(RM) = RM9,000


Sabah / Sarawak / F.T. of Labuan

Area Type of House                                                 Rate of House* (RM) 

1 Rooms                                                                     RM26,500

2 Rooms                                                                     RM46,500

3 Rooms / Terrace / Semi-detached / Long     RM50,000


Extreme Maximum Cost**(RM) = RM12,000

Note: * Extreme Cost – additional costs for projects in extreme locations (inaccessible through normal roads, the Interior of the island and the site of the problematic).

Who can apply? 

General Eligibility Criteria

(Contact ministry/agency for all other requirements, if any)

  1. Malaysian citizen

  2. Resident in Malaysia

  3. Income group – hardcore poor with household income < RM580 per month

  4. Target groups

  5. Current house in a dilapidated condition

What are MyBenefits?

Assistance: Subsidy to repair and rebuild homes
Income Group: Hardcore poor earning household income < RM580 per month
Target Group: Hardcore poor and target groups such as senior citizens, single mothers, the infirm and disabled



Who do I contact if I want more information?

Ministry/Agency: Kementerian Kemajuan Luar Bandar dan Wilayah (KKLW)

Website:  rakyat/program-bantuan-rumah-pbr/ 
Mailing address  :

No 47, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 4, Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan 62100 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Telephone: 03-8000 8000



Property Price: RM21,000 to RM50,000

Loan amount: The entire cost of repair or rebuild

Subsidy: Repair cost of RM11,000 to RM12,00

How to apply? 
Application process

Contact ministry/agency to find out the procedures and processes)


What documents do I need for application?
The general requirement of documents needed for the application

(Contact ministry/agency for all other requirements, if any)

  1. Copy of the identity card (myKad) of the applicant

  2. Completed application forms

  3. Copy land title

  4. Approval of landowner (if the applicant is not the landowner)

  5. Photos of the dilapidated house