The 2-room Flexi flats are meant for elderly Singaporeans. If you are looking to purchase one, do familiarise yourself with the eligibility criteria, buying process, and conditions after purchase.
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).
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.
If your application is successful, you need to submit certain documents to us for verification at different stages. Find out more about the documents needed.
There will also be some costs and fees that you need to pay, such as for stamp duties and application fees.
Mode of Payment
Submitting your application
Booking of flat
Signing of Agreement for Lease
Collection of keys
Balance of flat purchase price
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.
A first-timer applicant is a person or household that has never received any form of housing subsidy, or similar benefit; a second-timer applicant is a person or household that has. If you are a second-timer and your spouse/ spouse-to-be is a first-timer, you as a couple will enjoy first-timer privileges and priority.
First-timers enjoy privileges and priority in flat allocation.
Yours will be treated as a first-timer application if you and any of the other listed owners and essential occupiers meet the following criteria:
If you are a second-timer and your spouse/ spouse-to-be is a first-timer, you and your spouse/ spouse-to-be will enjoy first-timer privileges and priority as a couple.
Average gross monthly household income $6,000 and below
Average gross monthly household income between $6,001 and $12,000
Yours will be treated as a second-timer application if any of the following applies to you or any of the other listed owners and essential occupiers:
Have owned or sold any of the following:
HDB flat bought from HDB
Resale flat bought using a CPF Housing Grant
EC unit / DBSS flat bought from the developer
Once taken some form of housing subsidy (e.g. benefitted under the Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme (SERS), HUDC estate privatisation)
Adjusted from the lower of resale levy payable or $30,000, based on the lease of the 2-room Flexi flat
You would be considered to have enjoyed two housing subsidies if you or the essential family members listed in your application have owned or sold two or more subsidised flats. You may apply for a short-lease 2-room flat if you have not bought a Studio Apartment or short-lease 2-room flat previously. You will have to pay a resale levy adjusted from $30,000 based on the lease of the 2-room Flexi flat.
After purchasing a 2-room Flexi flat, you will need to abide by a set of conditions.
If you wish to change ownership of your flat without a sale (i.e. without monetary consideration), find out more about the types of ownership changes and the eligibility conditions.