PUBLIC HOUSING

PUBLIC HOUSING

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  1. bukit batok hdb flats

    HDB resale prices fall 0.9% in 2018

  2. HDB flats in Toa Payoh file

    Commentary: The Lease Buyback scheme can give singles more housing options

    The Lease Buyback scheme will likely see more signing up as Singapore ages over the next decade and the headache might be finding buyers for these ...
  3. hdb new flats

    Commentary: A tale of one HDB flat across two generations

    Resisting redevelopment and insisting on lease extension run counter to what’s best for a family and a neighbourhood, say two observers from NUS’ ...
  4. hdb 99 year lease file photo

    Commentary: Windfalls and bailouts should not be an expected part of the public housing equation

    Let’s not depend on our flats receiving VERS in making prudent housing decisions, says Channel NewsAsia’s Bharati Jagdish.
  5. hdb flats (2)

    Commentary: Many ways to make a house a home but no easy fixes to housing vulnerable families

    Housing vulnerable families is a complex challenge. When stable family relationships break down, social support is also crucial, says one observer ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. HDB construction

    Commentary: Singapore’s public housing policy has done its job splendidly. Maybe it is time for a makeover?

    With an ageing population who may be asset rich but cash poor, and the 99-year HDB leasehold issue looming large in public discussion, we need a ...
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    Commentary: In modern Singapore, a ‘lucky’ address a way to display wealth and status

    Do Singaporeans decide where to live based on superstition and numerology? The National University of Singapore’s Sing Tien Foo finds that many ...
  9. Singapore MRT May 24

    Singapore cannot stop growing because of train breakdowns, says former chief planner

    Dr Liu Thai Ker also tells Conversation With why having resale flats that go for S$1 million are “not in conflict” with the HDB’s mission of ...
  10. geylang lorong 3 -4

    Commentary: 99-year HDB flats a chance to review homeownership and retirement policies

    With the impending lease expiry of private residences along Lorong 3 Geylang, Ng Kok Hoe explores the challenges of framing homeownership as an ...