Housing Scene

February 2021

‘Housing Scene’ brings you a quick round-up of HDB’s latest news, policies and initiatives. Stay connected with us as we deliver the newsletter directly to you every month. If you have any feedback, tell us here.

The February Sales Launch is now on! We give you an overview of the projects on offer, and share how you can tap on the Flat Portal to work out the sums. For those who might’ve missed it, we highlight some of our #HDBeSavvy tips from our new social media comics series on housing options and flat buying. Finally, we share how HDB heartland shopping has gone digital with the launch of our two new mobile apps, RetailerLink and ShopperLink. 

 

 

Now On: February Sales Launch

  

ICYMI, about 3,740 BTO flats are currently on offer in Bukit Batok, Kallang/ Whampoa, Tengah and Toa Payoh (Bidadari)! These include the new Community Care Apartments (CCA) for seniors at Harmony Village @ Bukit Batok, which integrate senior-friendly design and care services in the development. 

Here’s an overview of the starting prices for each estate:

Working out your sums? You can tap on the handy financial calculators on our Flat Portal to help you with the math. You can also use the portal to obtain housing loan estimates, and compare loans from HDB and participating financial institutions.

Lastly, remember to submit your applications online by Wednesday, 10 Feb. A reminder that due to safe distancing requirements, services at HDB Hub are limited and will be available by appointment only. If you have any enquiries, you may call our HDB Sales/Resale Customer Service Line at 1800-866-3066 for assistance. 

 
 

 

 

 

#HDBeSavvy

 

If you follow us @SingaporeHDB on Facebook, Twitter and Telegram, you might have seen our new #HDBeSavvy comic series on buying a flat! Flat buyers, ICYMI, we highlight some of the housing options and schemes available:

  • If you’ve just graduated, and don’t have the required income documents yet, you can make use of Deferred Income Assessment, which lets you book a flat first, thus helping you reduce the time needed to secure your BTO flat:
  • For those wanting to buy a flat from HDB, but can’t wait 3-4 years for a BTO flat, check out a summary of your options:

Stay tuned to our social media channels for more #HDBeSavvy tips!

 

 

 

 

Heartland Shopping Goes Digital with RetailerLink and ShopperLink

We have some good news if you love online shopping: our HDB malls and shops are going online! We have launched two mobile applications – RetailerLink and ShopperLink – to help heartland retailers evolve with the changing retail landscape, and provide more personalised services to shoppers.

RetailerLink is a one-stop digital platform for HDB retailers to showcase their product offerings to customers. They can list their product and service offerings via the app, and chat with customers directly via the chat message function.

For shoppers, ShopperLink lets you browse offerings at our heartland shops virtually and earn rewards points when you shop. You can also receive the latest updates on mall events, product or service launches and promotions, or chat instantly with your favourite shops via the app. 

We will be trialling the RetailerLink and ShopperLink apps at Oasis Terraces, our first new-generation Neighbourhood Centre in Punggol. Stay tuned for more updates, as we progressively roll out the apps to cover other new-generation Neighbourhood Centres, such as Canberra Plaza and Buangkok Square, and other HDB malls later this year!

 

 

 

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