Short-lease 2-room Flexi Flat

The 2-room Flexi flats are meant for seniors. If you are looking to purchase one, do familiarise yourself with the eligibility criteria, buying process, and conditions after purchase. 


Eligibility conditions

Read through the various eligibility conditions to find out whether you can apply to purchase a 2-room Flexi flat. If the 2-room Flexi flat is near your current home or married child, you can request for the Senior Priority Scheme (SPS).

Application procedure

You can apply for a 2-room Flexi flat during our sales launches. Check the HDB Flat Portal for information on the flats offered in our upcoming sales launches. Find out more about the application procedure to buy a flat from HDB.

Financing the flat purchase

There will also be some costs and fees that you need to pay at various stages of your flat application.

Stage Payment Required Mode of Payment
Application $10
  • Credit Card (Visa/ MasterCard)
  • Mobile apps supporting QR code payments
Booking of flat $500
  • NETS
  • Cash
Sign Agreement for Lease
  • Stamp duty
  • Legal fees
  • 10% downpayment*
  • Cash
  • CPF Ordinary Account savings
Key collection
  • Balance of flat purchase price
  • Stamp duty
  • Legal fees
  • Fire insurance
  • Cash
  • CPF Ordinary Account savings
* Note: Existing flat owners who qualify for the Deferred Downpayment Scheme (DDS) will only need to pay the stamp duty and legal fees when they sign the Agreement for Lease.

Conditions after purchase

After you buy a flat, there are conditions that apply to flat owners and occupiers.

Return of short-lease 2-room Flexi flats

A short-lease 2-room Flexi flat cannot be sold in the open market. If you no longer wish to live in it or become ineligible to do so, the flat must be returned to HDB. We will then pay you the value of the unused portion of the lease when you return the short-lease 2-room Flexi flat.