The various HDB flat types are thoughtfully designed to cater to a variety of living requirements and budget plans. The following list should help when you are looking for a resale flat.
The following flat types may be available in the open market:
As flat layout and floor area varies, you should personally view the flats that you are interested in.
HDB Flat Types
Approx. floor area (square metres)
36 and 45
60 to 65
Total no. of bedrooms
Total no. of bathrooms
2-room flats are an affordable housing option for lower-income households.
View the 2-room show flat (Type 1) and 2-room show flat (Type 2).
For a compact living space that caters well to living needs, a 3-room flat is ideal.
View the 3-room show flat.
4-room flats are great for young couples or young parents. These flats come in a variety of layouts.
View the 4-room show flat.
The 5-room flats are great for larger households of 4 to 5 members, with room enough for extended family.
View the 5-room show flat.
Eligible multi-generation families living under one roof in a 3Gen flat can delight in closer family ties. With 2 bedrooms with attached bathrooms, and 2 other bedrooms, it easily supports the needs of larger households.
A multi-generation family is any of the following:
* The couple must be eligible to buy a flat under the Public Scheme.
^ At least 1 parent must be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident.
Executive flats feature an additional space for a study room that can be easily converted into a cosy living room or TV nook. Some Executive flats also have a balcony space for added alfresco enjoyment.
You might also want to consider DBSS resale flats, which are sold under the same eligibility conditions and procedures as HDB resale flats. They offer more living choices to higher-income households that want something extra in terms of designs and finishes.
Find out more about the streamlined resale process with the introduction of the new HDB Resale Portal.
We have different eligibility schemes under which you can buy an HDB resale flat.
Here are some resources to help you plan your finances before your flat purchase.
It is important to understand the resale procedures. Read about the details in the following sections.