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Studies on urban residents have been conducted extensively whether residents living in urban or suburban areas. However, without us realizing that there is a certain number of urban residents are composed of those who live in the area of waqf land. Indirectly, it has created an interesting new identity to study. Therefore, this study focuses on the urban population living in the waqf land area in the city of George Town, Penang. This study was conducted to identify what are the issues and challenges faced by the urban population in the area of waqf land surrounded by daily development vigor. This study involved 9 areas around the city of George Town, Penang. All informants are village heads in their respective areas. The research method used in this study is the in-depth interview method. The results of the study found that the urban residents living in the waqf land area have their own issues and challenges that are interesting to discuss. Through this study is expected to be used as a reference by the relevant authorities or agencies in understanding the real issues and challenges faced by the urban population and can be processed by other researchers.
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