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Living With/ Near Parents or Child

The Proximity Housing Grant (PHG) has been introduced to help more families to buy a resale flat to live with or close to each other for mutual care and support.

Enhancements to Proximity Housing Grant

Assistance for

  • Family - Married/ engaged couples or families who are buying an HDB resale flat to live with or near their parents/ child
  • Singles - Singles buying an HDB resale flat to live with or near their parents

Amount

  To live with parents/ child To live near parents/ child (within 4km)
Families $30,000 $20,000
Singles $15,000 $10,000
Recipient may also be eligible for
  • CPF Housing Grant for Family
  • CPF Housing Grant for Singles
  • Enhanced CPF Housing Grant

Eligibility

Citizenship
  • You are a Singapore Citizen
  • Family

Your family nucleus must comprise at least another Singapore Permanent Resident or a Singapore Citizen.

Age
  • Family

You must be aged 21 years or above.

  • Singles

You must be aged:

  • 35 years or above, if you are single and applying for resale flat under any of the following schemes:
    • Single Singapore Citizen Scheme
    • Joint Singles Scheme
    • Public Scheme (if parents are included in the resale application as co-applicants or occupants)

or

  • 21 years or above, if you are married and applying for resale flat under the Non-Citizen Spouse Scheme
Family Nucleus
  • Family

You are applying with your:

  • spouse and children (if any), or
  • fiancé/ fiancée (a photocopy of your marriage certificate must be submitted within 3 months from the resale completion date, if your marriage is registered overseas), or
  • children under your legal custody, care and control (if widowed/divorced#)

#If the care and control of your children under the age of 21 is shared with your ex-spouse, you must obtain his/her written agreement before you can list your children in a flat application.

If you face difficulties in obtaining the agreement or have a question for us, please send us an email at hdbresale@mailbox.hdb.gov.sg.

  • Singles

You are applying under any of the following schemes:

  • Single Singapore Citizen Scheme
  • Joint Singles Scheme
  • Public Scheme
  • Non-Citizen Spouse Scheme 
Household Status

You have not received the PHG previously.

Proximity Condition

The parents/ child (if child is single, he/ she must be aged 35 and above) helping you to qualify for the PHG must be:

  • living with you in the resale flat you intend to buy; or
  • living in an HDB flat or a private residential property, which is within 4 km of the resale flat you intend to buy

Do note that:

  • As for the parents/ child helping the grant applicant qualify for the PHG, at least one of them must be a Singapore Permanent Resident.
  • If your parents/ child do not own the private residential property, it must be owned by their immediate family members (defined as child or adopted child, parent(s) or parent(s)-in-law, or siblings).
Flat Type
For Flat Type
Singles living near parents 2 to 5-room flat
Singles living with parents Any flat type
Remaining Lease of Flat
 
20^ years or more. You can get a flat’s lease details with our HDB Map Services.
 
^For resale applications received on or after 11 Sep 2019.  For resale applications received before 11 Sep 2019, flat purchased must have remaining lease of at least 30 years.
 

Distance enquiry check

Use our Distance Enquiry for Proximity Housing Grant e-Service to check whether the HDB resale flat you intend to buy is within 4 km of your parents’/ child’s HDB flat or private residential property they live in.