Subsidized Loan by State Government/Statutory Bodies/Councils of Sarawak
For officers serving in the State Government of Sarawak, Statutory Bodies and Councils under the Employer's Guarantee Scheme.
Guidelines, terms & conditions under the Government Officer's Housing Loan Scheme (Amendments) 2013 - State Financial Secretary's Office Circular No. 5/2013 dated 23rd August 2013.
100% of cost of property or our Companyï¿½s valuation of the propoerty whichever lower.
Loan entitlement ranges from RM140,000.00 to RM320,000.00 depending on the officer's salary scales.
Maximum Repayment Period
30 years subject to age plus repayment tenure not exceeding 70 years (if pensionable) or 55/58/60 years (if contributing to the Employee's Provident Fund).
Subsidized Interest Rate
At 3% per annum on monthly rest.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can we utilize the balance of our Government loan entitlement
to purchase a 2nd property or to carry out repairs and improvements to existing property?
Yes, you may apply but subject to Governmentï¿½s/Employer's/Council's approval.
What is your maximum loan period?
Our maximum loan period is 30 years subject to age plus repayment period not
exceeding 70 years (if pensionable) or 60 years (if contributing to the Employee's Provident Fund).
If we have a loan with other Bank, can we transfer our loan
to Borneo Housing utilizing our Government subsidized loan?
Yes, you may but subject to Governmentï¿½s/Employer's/Council's approval. The amount to be transferred is the outstanding balance of loan with the Bank at the point of application.
If I intend to build a house on my own land, do I need to
appoint a Contractor?
Yes, you do. You have to provide us with the Construction Agreement entered between you and the Contractor.
If I am building my own house using direct labour, can I
request for advance payment in order to commence the construction of the
No, we do not allow payment in advance. Release of loan upon
completion of documentation can only be made progressively based on our
Companyï¿½s Progress Report on construction works achieved.
If I apply for an additional loan can the progressive payment
be paid direct to me?
No, all progressive payments are to be channelled through the
Solicitors handling the loan documentation.
If I apply for Borneo Housing loan, can the legal fees be
paid from the loan approved?
No, we do not allow the legal fees to be deducted from the
approved loan. The legal fees and other disbursements have to be paid by you.
My land is a Kampong Land, is it acceptable
As long as the land has a Certificate of Ownership issued by the Tua Kampong or District Officer, then it is acceptable to us as security for the loan (applicable to State Government Officers only).
I am in the State Government service and my wife is a
housewife. I intend to apply for Government subsidise loan, can I apply to
include my wifeï¿½s name in the loan?
Under the Government Housing Loan Scheme, both must be in the
State Government service to be eligible to apply.
* The Company reserves the right to vary the above information, terms &
conditions from time to time without assigning any reason whatsoever.