Joint Singles Scheme Operator-Run Pilot

 

To further support lower-income singles in need of rental housing, the Joint Singles Scheme Operator-Run (JSS-OR) Pilot was launched on 17 Dec 2021. It allows singles to apply for rental housing without first having to find a flatmate. Instead, individual applicants will be assigned flatmates by the operator, taking into consideration factors such as gender, age, ethnicity and living habits.

 

The Joint Singles Scheme (JSS), under which two or more singles may jointly apply for a public rental flat, continues alongside the JSS-OR Pilot.

 

The JSS-OR Pilot comprises a mix of 1- and 2-room flats, with partitions installed to accommodate two or three persons per flat respectively. These units also come with general household furnishings and appliances such as wardrobes, water heaters, washing machines and fridges, so that tenants can move in easily. The operator will introduce tenants to each other, and step in to mediate any disagreements.

 

The JSS-OR Pilot currently open for application is: 

 

Location  Blk 465A Bukit Batok West Ave 8 S(651465) 
 Number of units  50 flats
 Capacity  123 persons
 Operator  New Hope Community Services
 Site Office  Blk 465A Bukit Batok West Ave 8 #04-976 S(651465)
 Office Hours  8:30am to 6:00pm (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri)

 8:30am to 9:00pm (Wed)

 

The earlier JSS-OR pilots are listed below. They are no longer open for application.

 

Location   Blk 429A Bedok North Road S(461429)
Number of units  55 flats
Capacity  141 persons
Operator  Good News Community Services
 Site Office  Blk 429A Bedok North Road #04-393 S(461429)
 Office Hours  8:30am to 6:00pm (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri)

 8:30am to 9:00pm (Wed)

 

Location  Blk 999A Buangkok Crescent S(531999)
Number of units  53 flats
Capacity  135 persons
Operator  Good News Community Services
Site Office  Blk 999A Buangkok Crescent #11-773 S(531999)
Office Hours  8:30am to 6:00pm (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri)

 8:30am to 9:00pm (Wed)

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for the JSS-OR Pilot are the same as the existing JSS. Find out more information on the JSS.

Application

If you meet the eligibility criteria , you can submit an application. We will inform you of your application outcome.

Allocation

We will refer eligible applicants to the operator, who will contact applicants to arrange the allocation of flats and flatmates. The rent charged will be similar to the existing JSS, along with each tenant’s share of service and conservancy charges and utilities.