PUTRAJAYA, Aug 17 (Bernama) -- From next year onwards civil servants can
apply for housing loans via the Malaysian Treasury''s integrated housing
application system portal.
"It is a simple process and is one of our innovations that will save us more
than RM1 million in costs yearly to print out forms," Treasury Housing Loan
Division secretary Datuk Shuib Md Yusop told reporters after the launch of the
portal by Treasury (Management) deputy secretary general Datuk Nozirah Bahari
He said once the applicants obtained conditional approval, they could submit
the processing fee via Internet banking.
"They would then be given two weeks to send the supporting documents for
"When their application is fully approved, we will duly inform them through
the short-messaging-service (SMS)," he said.
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According to Shuib, his division had received 400 applications through the
portal which can be accessed through https://sppb.treasury.gov.my since it
started operating on Aug 10.
"The portal can currently accommodate 1,000 applications daily. So I hope
more civil servants will use the system. It is secure as it can only be accessed
by applicants," he assured.
He said the division which was set up in 1970 receives 3,200 applications a
month from civil servants with approval amount totalling between RM7 billion to
RM8 billion a year.
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