Tag Archives: HDB

Little short-term impact from public housing moves

Published 3 June 2011 TODAYonline By Colin Tan It has not been a week since National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan made his move to make housing and the Housing and Development Board (HDB) popular again but already some private … Continue reading

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26,000 new HDB flats this year: Khaw

Published 3 June 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari THE Housing & Development Board (HDB) will release some 1,000 left-over flats accumulated from previous launches under its ‘sale of balance flats’ exercise later this year – boosting the total … Continue reading

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Policy shifts could siphon off demand for private homes

Published 2 June 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari HDB moves will lead to more balanced housing supply-demand, says CS Two recent policy shifts by the Housing & Development Board (HDB) – the move away from the build-to-order system … Continue reading

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More BTO flats in mature towns: Khaw

Published 31 May 2011 The Business Times By Emilyn Yap Govt hopes to help young couples wanting to live near their parents THE Housing and Development Board (HDB) could be launching more new flats in mature estates next year to … Continue reading

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Build-to-Order put on hold – to just build

Published 28 May 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari HDB goes into overdrive and will build in anticipation of demand; record new supply coming up, but industry players warn about dangers of overbuilding WITH a new minister calling the … Continue reading

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Resale HDB flat prices up 1.6% in 2011Q1

Published 26 April 2011 The Business Times By Emilyn Yap Resale prices of public housing rose by a smaller extent in the first quarter of the year as the median cash premium fell and the number of resale transactions shrank. … Continue reading

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Govt to grow suburb towns, add homes in Central, West

Published 15 April 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari The government will boost Singapore’s housing stock in tandem with the growth in population and expand towns such as Punggol, Sengkang, Yishun and Choa Chu Kang over the next 40 … Continue reading

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Rise in private, HDB home prices slowing

Published 2 April 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala Govt cooling measures working, say analysts, as URA index climbs 2.1% in Q1 while HDB resale prices see slowest rise in 7 quarters IN a sign that the property cooling … Continue reading

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Time to directly allocate EC sites again?

Published 28 March 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala A TENDER for an executive condominium (EC) site at Choa Chu Kang Drive last week fetched a top bid which was a record $320.86 per square foot per plot ratio … Continue reading

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HDB tweaking policies to help first-time buyers

Published 4 March 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari More BTO flats – 14,000 – to be offered in first half 2011 THE Housing & Development Board (HDB) will tweak several policies to make it easier for first-timers and … Continue reading

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