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  1. ‘It would be rash to rush into details now’: Lawrence Wong on new housing policy VERS | Video
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    ‘It would be rash to rush into details now’: Lawrence Wong on new housing policy VERS | Video

    National Development Minister Lawrence Wong addressed the recently announced Voluntary Early Redevelopment Scheme (VERS) in an interview with ...
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    The Pulse - Depleting HDB Leases and VERS

    Do schemes such as VERS mitigate your concerns about depleting HDB leases? How will it impact buying decisions in the resale market?
  3. (sl) Public housing blocks and balance leases in Ang Mo Kio

    Commentary: A nightmare scenario, Ang Mo Kio emptying out in 20 years

    Overcoming the horror scenario of ghost towns emerging and of entire towns becoming mass housing construction pits is the key challenge for the ...
  4. Old HDB flats in Singapore

    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 ...
  5. HDB and private property

    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 ...
  6. 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’ ...
  7. hdb 99 year lease file photo

    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.
  8. Distinctive HDBs (8)

    Commentary: Strong political commitment to housing is precisely what younger Singaporeans need

    The Government’s commitment to long-term planning shown at this National Day Rally will be needed to continue the work of town redevelopment, and ...
  9. Lawrence Wong at Reach forum Aug 21 2018

    Avoid speculating in hope of a 'big payout': Lawrence Wong

    It would be "unproductive" to play up expectations of homeowners due to the Voluntary Early Redevelopment Scheme (VERS), says the National ...