HistoryREHDA Malaysia was established in 1970 with 13 pioneer members based in Petaling Jaya, Selangor. When it was first established, the name of the association was Housing Developers’ Association (HDA) Malaysia. Later, with effect from 13 October 2000, the association was renamed Real Estate and Housing Developers Association (REHDA) Malaysia.
To date, REHDA Malaysia has over 800 developers and grown to be the leading voice for developers in all property categories, from traditional housing projects to condominiums, townships, towering commercial complexes, shopping malls, state-of-the-art golf courses, hospitals, theme parks and industrial estates.
Being the sole national representative body for developers, REHDA plays a pivotal role in ensuring that developers’ views are heard by relevant authorities and government agencies. REHDA remains committed to nation building and betterment of life.
With the increasing number of Kedah/Perlis Real Estate and Housing Developers becoming members of REHDA Malaysia, REHDA Kedah/ Perlis Branch was established in 1979 to better serve Kedah/Perlis members.
In line with REHDA Malaysia, the objectives of REHDA Kedah/Perlis Branch are:
To promote and co-ordinate the development of land and construction of buildings for residential, commercial, industrial, tourism and other related purposes by members with a view towards contributing effectively to the economic development of the state and country;
To promote measures aimed at securing improvements pertaining to the techniques and methods of the development of land and construction of buildings for residential, commercial, industrial, tourism and other related purposes by members in the state and country;
To study problems arising from the development of land and construction of buildings and to propose solutions through relevant ministries, federal and state agencies;
To protect legitimate interests of members, in particular, to institute dialogues with state government and its agencies on matters pertaining to state policy, finance, legislation, technical standards and administrative procedures, affecting the development of land and construction of buildings.
As for its future aspirations, REHDA Kedah/Perlis would like:
To forge closer relationship with the State Government as to be an engaged partner in the development of the State through dialogues, seminars and workshop.
To bring in more development projects to fulfil the needs of the rakyat for better and affordable housing; and the needs for commercial and other buildings for economic development in the State in line with aspirations, spirit and objectives of Kedah Gemilang.
To continue educating, disciplining and assisting its members to ensure that there will be no abandoned housing projects associated to its members causing hardship to the rakyat.