Mr and Mrs A (both SCs) are an FT/ ST couple; Mr A is a second-timer who had previously bought a subsidised HDB flat, whereas Mrs A is a first-timer. They submitted their resale application for a 4-room flat in Tampines in end September 2019. They are eligible for the half housing grant.
Mr A has been working continuously since September 2018, and his average gross monthly income for the 12 months worked from September 2018 to August 2019 was $2,300.
Mrs A worked only in October to December 2018, and her average gross monthly income for the 3 months worked was $2,100.
Mr and Mrs A’s average gross monthly household income would be $4,400. Their assessed household income for the EHG is $2,200 and the EHG amount of $25,000 will be disbursed solely to Mrs A, the first-timer SC applicant.