Proximity Housing Grant (Families)

If you are buying a resale flat to live with or near your parents/ child, you may apply for the following Proximity Housing Grant (PHG):

  • $30,000 to live with your parents/ child
  • $20,000 to live near your parents/ child (within 4km)

You may also apply for the following CPF housing grants if you meet the eligibility conditions:

Complete the questionnaire for a preliminary assessment of your eligibility for the purchase of a resale flat, housing grant(s) and an HDB housing loan.

Eligibility conditions

Criteria Details
Assistance for

Couples or families who have not taken the PHG previously.

Refer to the following for more information on the eligibility conditions to buy a flat:


  • If you are a single aged 35 years or above and buying a flat to live with your parents, please see Proximity Housing Grant (Singles)
  • Parents buying over their child's flat will not be eligible for the PHG

You must:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen (SC)
  • Include at least 1 other SC or Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR)
Age At least 21 years old
Conditions for parents/ child helping applicants to qualify for PHG
Criteria Parents or Married Child Single Child
Age Not applicable 35 years old or above
Citizenship At least an SPR
Proximity condition
  • Your parents/ child are living with you^ in the resale flat you intend to buy. They must be included in the resale flat as co-applicants or essential occupiers#


  • Your parents/ child are living in an HDB flat or private residential property which is within 4km^ of the resale flat you intend to buy.  If they do not own the private residential property, it must be owner-occupied by immediate family members, i.e. child or adopted child, parent(s) or parent(s)-in-law, or siblings

# An essential occupier is a family member who has enabled the applicant(s) to qualify to buy a flat. They do not have ownership of the flat and must remain in the flat application, as well as during the minimum occupation period after the flat purchase.
^ Your parents/ child must keep to the proximity rule during the minimum occupation period after the resale flat purchase. Read more in conditions after buying.

Remaining lease of flat
  • More than 20 years
  • You can get the details of a flat lease at HDB Map Services