GEORGE TOWN: Greater than half of the residents of The Rise condominium at Jalan SP Chelliah right here have been dissatisfied with the poor situation of their unit and the services.
Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow right now mentioned that out of the 952 residents who’ve obtained the keys to their respective items, 500 of them have submitted their letter of complaints to the developer relating to the issues and defects across the 1,048-unit condominium.
“Among the complaints have been portray work defects, soiled flooring, stains on home windows, cracks on the doorways, rusty doorknobs, particles, and so forth,” he mentioned in a press convention after a tour of the condominium.
Chow, who can also be the Penang Growth Company (PDC) chairman, mentioned that 150 of the complaints had been rectified, however would enable residents to submit one other letter of grievance to the PDC ought to there be any extra points relating to the property itself that wanted to be resolved.
Earlier in a tour of the 15th flooring, vibrant stickers and markings have been scattered everywhere in the hall and items to point indicators of defects, equivalent to uneven surfaces, damaged tiles, cracked partitions and ceilings, in addition to doorways that have been made out of various supplies.
One resident, Henry Cheang, had purchased the 800sq ft (74.32 sq m) unit for RM200,000 and obtained the important thing by finish of September.
The 33-year-old mechanic expressed disappointment when witnessing a number of flaws round what was purported to be his first house.
“I anticipated significantly better than this … we shouldn’t be handled like poor individuals,” he mentioned.
He confirmed the reporters among the massive cracks on the ceiling of the parking zone. A portion of the parking zone for the disabled had been changed into a water drain.
One other resident, Syahirruddin Sanul Hamid, was involved in regards to the strategies used to resolve the property points across the constructing.
The 29-year-old authorities servant had issued a grievance letter stating that the picket fireplace exit door on the sixth flooring had holes on it, however was later discovered that the holes have been poorly patched with cement.
“What’s ridiculous is that I reside on the far finish of the rental, however my letter field was on the opposite finish,” he mentioned. — Bernama