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In this issue of Housing Scene, we give you a quick TL;DR on the housing measures coming your way in 2021, such as a new housing model for flats in prime locations, and new features on the HDB Flat portal that streamline the flat buying process. For those who can’t wait to move into their new homes, we share how you can take a virtual tour of your HDB flat without leaving the comfort of your home. Finally, get insights into what residents are saying about HDB living, as we summarise the findings from our five-yearly Sample Housing Survey.
#ICYMI Coming your way this year – measures to ensure public housing remains affordable, inclusive and liveable!
As part of Singapore’s rejuvenation plans in the years ahead, we will be launching HDB flats in prime locations. To make sure that these flats remain affordable and inclusive to Singaporeans, we are looking into a new housing model for flats in prime locations. We will be engaging Singaporeans, and will announce the full details at the end of this process.
Meanwhile, flat buyers can look forward to a new streamlined and simplified flat buying process with new features to be implemented on the HDB Flat Portal later this year:
For more details on the housing announcements, visit HDB InfoWEB. Meanwhile, stay tuned to our Facebook and Telegram channels for updates on these measures!
Can’t wait to collect the keys to your new flat? Get a peek into your future home, without leaving the comfort of your current one! Check out the interactive 360-degree virtual tours for selected BTO projects on MyNiceHome, to get a feel of your flat’s layout.
Here’s how you can access the virtual tours:
The Digital Roadshow page is also full of useful information on renovation guidelines, home maintenance and neighbourhood amenities, and even tips on designing your home and connecting with your neighbours. Happy exploring!
In 2018, we interviewed close to 8,000 households across HDB towns and estates, as part of our five-yearly Sample Household Survey, to find out more about our residents’ living preferences, housing aspirations and HDB living experiences. Here’s what we learnt:
Get more insight into HDB living from our 2018 Sample Household Survey.
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