Why is the HDB playing party politics?

I see no reason why the HDB should break the news to the losing PAP candidates. Does the HDB inform losing opposition candidates of impending upgrading in the wards they contested in, for example in East Coast or Tampines? Definitely not!

Gerald Giam, on HDB informing losing PAP candidate in Potong Pasir, Sitoh YihPin, of the upcoming lift upgrading in the ward.