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Parliament: About 26100 requests for public rental flats to HDB over last …

Parliament: About 26100 requests for public rental flats to HDB over last
“HDB assesses each appeal on its own merit,” Mr Wong said. “For needy households who do not meet the eligibility criteria, HDB will exercise flexibility and offer public rental if they are unable to buy a flat, and have no other housing options or …
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Residents help put out fire outside HDB flat in Eunos Crescent; explosions heard

Residents help put out fire outside HDB flat in Eunos Crescent; explosions heard
SINGAPORE – A fire broke out outside a seventh-floor HDB flat in Eunos Crescent on Thursday (April 7) morning, prompting residents to band together to help put out the blaze with buckets of water. No injuries were reported. The Singapore Civil Defence …
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HDB resale prices down 0.1% in March: Property index
SINGAPORE: The resale prices of Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats fell 0.1 per cent month-on-month in March, according to a local property index on Thursday (Apr 7). The price decline was the largest for executive flats, whose resale prices …
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HDB offers support to struggling flat owners
The Housing and Development Board (HDB) offers different types of assistance to flat owners who are struggling to repay their HDB loan due to financial problems, like the loss of a job, revealed Minister of State for National Development Koh Poh Koon …
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Fires at HDB block, coffee shop, field put out
A fire broke out outside a seventh-floor HDB flat in Blk 18 Eunos Crescent on Thursday (April 7) morning, prompting residents to band together to help put out the blaze with buckets of water. Photo: Lianhe Wanbao. Home Shares. 1,344. Lee Min Kok.
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Why HDB flat owners are in no hurry to sell

Why HDB flat owners are in no hurry to sell
In previous years, when the public resale market was hot, more flats were resold upon becoming eligible. From 2010 to 2012, more than 1,000 such flats were resold each year, representing between 12 per cent and 18 per cent of newly eligible flats.
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Parliament: Flat owners with financial difficulty may get mortgage concessions
Minister of State for National Development Koh Poh Koon told Parliament on Wednesday that the HDB has various assistance measures to help such families. These include financial counselling and referrals to social support agencies for job placements and …
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Why a HDB flat as your first home makes more financial sense

Why a HDB flat as your first home makes more financial sense
Our HDB developments are considered one of the best public housing schemes in the world. And while you see thousands of unsold condominium units around in Singapore today, you hardly ever see any unsold HDB units around your estate. Buying a HDB …
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HDB resale prices dip 0.1% in Q1: Flash estimates
SINGAPORE – Housing Board (HDB) flat resale prices continued stabilising in the first quarter as they registered a roughly 0.1 per cent drop from last year, according to flash estimates from the HDB on Friday (April 1). This comes on the back of a 0.1 …
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Worker dies after falling from rooftop of Bedok HDB block
Workers' Party MP Pritam Singh, who is chairman of the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council , said on his Facebook page that the worker of the town council's plumbing contractor had fallen from Block 662, Jalan Damai. The HDB block is at least 10 storeys high.
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How will HDB help you if you have been retrenched?

How will HDB help you if you have been retrenched?
Counsellors in HDB will refer you to social support agencies for job placements and financial aid (for example at the Employment & Employability Institute (e2i), Social Service Offices (SSOs), and Family Service Centres (FSCs)). HDB may offer you a …
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17-year-old girl found dead at foot of HDB block in Yishun
SINGAPORE – A 17-year-old girl was found dead at the foot of an HDB block in Yishun last night (April 4), Lianhe Wanbao reported. The Chinese evening daily named the teenager as polytechnic student Ong Siying, who lived on the 12th floor of the block, …
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840000 HDB households to receive GST U-Save vouchers in April
SINGAPORE: More than 840,000 households living in Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats will receive a GST Voucher – Utilities Save (U-Save) rebate this month, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said on Friday (Apr 1). Eligible households will each …
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