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housing

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  1. Distinctive HDBs (4)

    Commentary: Can shifting the emphasis to renting help solve Singapore’s public housing puzzle?

    Finite leases and the use of CPF for housing may mean inadequate retirement income for Singaporeans. What Singapore needs is a broader discussion ...
  2. Airbnb, the short term rental webside, has said it will "waive all use of the prepaid card

    Commentary: Is Airbnb sharing or plain old commercial letting? What regulation needs to consider

    Research suggests the short-term letting of commercial properties rather than the sharing of spare house capacity make up the majority of Airbnb ...
  3. Man in park near HDB flats

    Commentary: Direct interventions, not just social mixing, needed to narrow housing inequality

    The current concern for better social mixing stems from recognition that there are two housing regimes – public renting and ownership – which ...
  4. Singapore home renovation contractors HDB

    Commentary: An over-emphasis on home ownership can come at a cost to society. Time for a review of public housing policy

    Singapore’s housing policy started out with the aim of providing basic, comfortable and safe housing security for Singaporeans. Over the decades, ...
  5. HDB Old Flat Blue Sky

    The Big Read: No easy answers to HDB lease decay issue, but public mindset has to change first

    The idea that a HDB flat is both a home and asset that provides homeowners with an important form of retirement security has brushed up against ...
  6. HDB BTO Kim Keat Beacon

    HDB launches almost 7,000 new flats in May sales exercise

  7. PSLE

    Social divide, inequality take centre stage in MPs' response to President's Address

  8. Singapore condo

    Commentary: Higher buyer’s stamp duty a wealth tax with mixed impact on the property market

    The higher buyer’s stamp duty may jolt property prices, says director of the Institute of Real Estate Studies at the National University of Singapore.