HDB flats

DPM Wong rejects suggestion to implement pricing allocation framework for place of worship onto HDB flats

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Lawrence Wong, dismissed the idea of implementing a pricing allocation framework similar to…

50-year-old Tiong Bahru HDB resale flat sets record with S$1.5m sale

SINGAPORE — A 4-room Housing Development Board (HDB) resale flat at Tiong Bahru has been sold for a record-breaking S$1.5…

Minister Sim Ann announces plan to double PPHS flat supply in response to increased demand

SINGAPORE – On Monday (12 Jun), Senior Minister of State for National Development, Sim Ann, announced plans to double the…

A reality check on Lawrence Wong’s claims: Are today’s HDB flats as affordable as those in the 1980s and 1990s?

In his May Day speech on 1st May, Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong declared that Built-To-Order (BTO) flat prices have…

Price of 4-room HDB flats in new town sold at $27,000 and not $40,000 in 1980

SINGAPORE — At the May Day Rally 2023 on Monday (1 May), Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong said that he and…

Four-room unit at Pinnacle@Duxton sets new HDB resale record at $1.4 million

In April 2023, a four-room unit at Pinnacle@Duxton has sold for a record-breaking $1.4 million, surpassing the previous record set…

Elderly Singaporeans share struggles in securing decent and affordable living spaces

On 13 March, Minister for National Development Desmond Lee launched a new pilot rental model – the Single Room Shared…

Professor Tay Kheng Soon highlights selling of HDBs as assets as Singapore’s greatest housing mistake

Renowned architect and housing policy expert Professor Tay Kheng Soon has expressed concern over Singapore’s public housing policies, which he…

State Coroner rules open verdict for missing elderly woman with pile of white bones in her rental flat

SINGAPORE — The death of a 73-year-old woman has been classified as an unresolved case by the state coroner after…

Elderly residents frustrated as “residents’ corner” in a HDB block under Patrick Tay’s constituency remains unfinished for over two years

SINGAPORE — Residents in HDB Block 639, Jurong West Street 61 have been waiting for over two years for the…