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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
  • Additional 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
 
At least 30 years. You can get a flat’s lease details with our HDB Map Services.
 

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.