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Residensi Wilayah 2021 (formerly known as Rumawip): List of KL Affordable Housing Projects and Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

If you live around the metropolitan city of Kuala Lumpur & Putrajaya, you are eligible to apply for the Residensi Wilayah affordable home ownership campaign.  All you need to do is follow the links provided in this post (subject to the term and condition of Residensi Wilayah). Formerly known as Rumawip, Rumah Residensi Wilayah Prihatin has a large selection of home that you can choose from.


The Malaysian government is aware that the issue of affordable housing is becoming increasingly critical and are taking steps to adress this problem. With the  surge in migration to large cities, especially Kuala Lumpur, affordable homes is becoming a necessity. The idea of affordable homes wa launched by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) for  Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan residents. The Affordable Housing schemes also includes the KL room rental program where rental schemes is offered at low rates!Despite of the limited land area in urban areas, cooperation between DBKL and private developers has resulted in several condominium and apartment development projects as well as terrace houses being  introduced under the Residensi Wilayah scheme.

It is aimed to help Malaysians, especially those living in urban areas of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, in buying their first homes at an affordable price. (click here to learn how to apply for my first home scheme )



1. Residensi Wilayah KL Application 

Please visit the below link for the Malaysian government website for your application of Residensi Wilayah scheme (note: you may chose the location of your dream home on the website itself!):

There is an interesting selection of homes including people-friendly homes offered by the SPNB housing program (Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad).

2. Residensi Wilayah Project List 2021

Some popular locations are: Wangsa Maju, Bukit Bintang, Cheras, Bukit Jatil, Seputeh, Setiawangsa, Batu, Bandar Tun Razak, KLCC, Kepong, Lembah Pantai, Segambut, Mont Kiara and many more that you can check at:

3. Kuala Lumpur Affordable Housing Eligibility Requirements

  1. Aged 21 years and above at the date of application
  2. Must be a Malaysian citizen
  3. Household income for single(not-married) should not be more than RM10,000 per month, and if married, both husband and wife total income does not exceed RM15,000 per month
  4. Do not own any (first house) house in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur; Putrajaya and Labuan
  5. You are not permitted to sell this scheme's house the first 10 years. However, you may transfer ownership of the house between spouse or children
  6. You are not allowed to rent the property purchased under this scheme
  7. The  head of a family is only entitled to purchase one unit
  8. Have not been declared bankrupt before,or presently decalared bankrupt


4. Necessary Documents for Application Under This Scheme

If submitting an application, please ensure the below documents are provided along with the application:

  1. letter of oath
  2. Malaysia National Registration Identification Card copy (MyKAD)
  3. 3 months payslip or 3 months bank statement (for those without payslip)
  4. KWSP (EPF) statement and/or past withdrawals statement or Income Tax Statement (for those without KWSP)


Finally, please ensure all information provided is acurrate and up-to date. 

5. Residensi Prihatin Housing

These are new launches and comes with a price tag of around RM200,000. However, please note that the properties are mostly located in Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan. You may apply online at

For the properties at Precinct 19, Putrajaya, visit:

SOURCE: the official portal of  residensiprihatin


Frequently Asked Questions & FAQ

1. Can I be living in Selangor or Negeri Sembilan to apply for this project?


2. What types of houses are offered under the KL Putrajaya Labuan Residensi Wilayah program?

Type: apartment with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen, living room and dining area. These apartments also comes with a yard space for drying laundry.

For landed properties, please check at

3. I am still single, am I eligible to apply under this scheme?


4. I have just retired from the governemt service,  can I apply for a home under this scheme?


5. Now I work and live in KL, but I already have my own house in  Melaka, can I apply?

Yes. as long as you did not purchase any other homes under Rumawip (Residensi Wilayah) scheme.

7. How do I check  the results of rumawip kl?

Check on the status of your application at Residensi Wilayah Portal