The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia has developed an affordable housing standard which is intended to serve as a reference and guideline to the construction industry players for affordable housing development.
D3 Housing stands for Divergent Dwelling Design which focuses on affordability, adaptability, and value purpose for the construction of sustainable housing on a massive scale especially in building low, medium cost, and affordable housing in a tropical country.
DeLIGHT Homes stands for Design for Low-Income Group Housing Through Technology that aims to numanise low-income housing using technology and innovation. This research seeks to find ways to improve and humanise homes through design and efficient methods of building for quality affordable housing.
MylOS Housing stands for Malaysian IBS Open System that allows greater flexibility of design where a potential user would be able to choose the best IS design and product according to their preferences. The MylOS design should be able to fulfil the standard requirements of the M40 and B40 income groups.
IHSAN Homes focuses on balancing good design with cost consideration. It adheres to the National Affordable Housing Policy (Dasar Perumahan Mampu Milik Negara, DRMM) guidelines in terms of specifications and dimensions. It is suitable for all household variety while being able to adapt to the changes in household.