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    Commentary: Mind the varied impact of HDB schemes on different groups of home owners

    While the HDB schemes that seek to address the issue of expiring leases and depreciating value are to be welcomed, policymakers will do well to ...
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    Commentary: What a ‘Housing Redevelopment Board’ will do for mature estates

    An imagined Housing Redevelopment Board may have more schemes to provide more options for home owners to monetise their old flats but the housing ...
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    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’ ...
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    The Big Read: HDB lease decay — Govt’s solutions ‘not perfect’, but there’s light at the end of the tunnel

    The issue of lease expiry of HDB flats in Singapore remains a complex issue with no perfect solutions and many details to be worked out.
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    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.
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    NDR 2018: Scheme planned to redevelop more old HDB flats before leases end

    Residents would need to vote for the Voluntary Early Redevelopment Scheme (VERS), which will take place when their flats reach about 70 years of age.
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    SLA to take over land at Lorong 3 Geylang when lease expires in 2020

    Every owner of the affected 191 terrace houses will be assigned a SLA officer, who will guide them through the lease expiry process.
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    Thinning crowds, but Old Woodlands Town Centre’s shop-owners are still reluctant to move

    How redevelopment is changing the face of border town Woodlands is explored on an episode of On The Red Dot this Friday (April 14) at 9.30pm.
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    HDB flats 'good store of asset value' for those who plan ahead: Lawrence Wong

    The National Development Minister’s post comes in response to online debate over his recent comments that not all HDB flats will be eligible for ...