SUCCESS RATE OF APPLICANTS FOR HDB BTO FLAT

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for National Development with regard to HDB’s BTO applications in mature estates in each of the last three years (a) how many applicants are successful in their BTO flat application at their first attempt; (b) what is the median number of attempts for a BTO flat before obtaining a successfulContinue reading “SUCCESS RATE OF APPLICANTS FOR HDB BTO FLAT”

CHECKS ON WORK SITES TO ENSURE CLEARANCE OF LAND IS IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATIONS

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for National Development (a) whether there has been a step up in checks on work sites to ensure any clearance of land is done in accordance with regulations; and (b) how does the Ministry intend to ensure that upcoming projects, such as the Bayshore housing projects, will have theContinue reading “CHECKS ON WORK SITES TO ENSURE CLEARANCE OF LAND IS IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATIONS”

TRACKING OF DUGONG POPULATION AND EFFORTS TO CONSERVE ITS NUMBERS

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for National Development (a) whether NParks is currently tracking the endangered dugong population and movements in coastal waters; and (b) what measures are being taken or planned to study and conserve unprotected seagrass meadows near Singapore’s coast that form refuges for the dugong population and are critical nursery sites for otherContinue reading “TRACKING OF DUGONG POPULATION AND EFFORTS TO CONSERVE ITS NUMBERS”

OWNERS OF HDB SHOPHOUSES WHO RENT OUT THEIR UNITS

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for National Development (a) how many owners of HDB shophouses are currently not operating businesses in their shophouse and are renting out their shophouse; and (b) of these, how many are foreigners. Mr Desmond Lee: HDB sold shops in the 1980s and 1990s to promote entrepreneurship and ownership of commercialContinue reading “OWNERS OF HDB SHOPHOUSES WHO RENT OUT THEIR UNITS”

BREAKDOWN OF AVERAGE DISCOUNT APPLIED TO NEW HDB BTO FLATS IN MATURE AND NON-MATURE ESTATES IN LAST FIVE YEARS

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for National Development in each year over the last five years, what is the average discount applied to the market value of comparable resale HDB flats in pricing new HDB BTO flats in (i) mature estates and (ii) non-mature estates, with the respective breakdown in flat types. Mr DesmondContinue reading “BREAKDOWN OF AVERAGE DISCOUNT APPLIED TO NEW HDB BTO FLATS IN MATURE AND NON-MATURE ESTATES IN LAST FIVE YEARS”

OUTCOME OF REVIEW OF MASTER DEVELOPER FOR KAMPONG BUGIS WHITE SITE AND EXPECTED LAUNCH DATES OF SITES AT KAMPONG BUGIS, HOLLAND PLAIN AND BAYSHORE

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for National Development (a) what is the status of the Government’s review of the development staging plans for the Kampong Bugis white site; (b) whether the Government is still intending to introduce the Master Developer approach to land development; and (c) what is the expected launch dates of theContinue reading “OUTCOME OF REVIEW OF MASTER DEVELOPER FOR KAMPONG BUGIS WHITE SITE AND EXPECTED LAUNCH DATES OF SITES AT KAMPONG BUGIS, HOLLAND PLAIN AND BAYSHORE”

PRICE TO INCOME RATIO OF BTO FLATS IN MATURE ESTATES

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for National Development (a) for the first nine months of 2022, what are the prices of three-room, four-room and five-room HDB BTO flats in mature estates at the 25th, median and 75th percentiles, respectively; (b) for the same period, what is the mortgage servicing ratio for flat buyers taking HDB loansContinue reading “PRICE TO INCOME RATIO OF BTO FLATS IN MATURE ESTATES”

CHANGE IN AVERAGE RENTS BY TOWN AND FLAT TYPE IN THIRD QUARTER OF 2022

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for National Development based on the latest data from HDB for approved rental flat applications, how have the average rents by (i) town and (ii) flat type changed in the third quarter of 2022 compared to the equivalent period in 2019, 2020 and 2021 respectively. Mr Desmond Lee: HDB publishesContinue reading “CHANGE IN AVERAGE RENTS BY TOWN AND FLAT TYPE IN THIRD QUARTER OF 2022”

HDB RESALE TRANSACTIONS WITH CASH-OVER-VALUATION BY TOWN AND FLAT TYPE

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for National Development (a) what is the current proportion of HDB resale transactions with Cash-Over-Valuation (COV); and (b) what is the (i) 25th percentile (ii) average (iii) median and (iv) 75th percentile COV by town and flat type in the year-to-date. Mr Desmond Lee: HDB resale flat transactions are conductedContinue reading “HDB RESALE TRANSACTIONS WITH CASH-OVER-VALUATION BY TOWN AND FLAT TYPE”

COMPLAINTS OF NOISE AND SMELL FROM LIVE CHICKENS IN HDB AND PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL ESTATES

Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim (Sengkang): Thank you. I have two quick supplementary questions. The first is to obtain the assurance from Senior Minister of State that the standard operating procedure is that the first resort is for mediation, rather than slapping the violators with any kind of fine. And I mention this because, I recall,Continue reading “COMPLAINTS OF NOISE AND SMELL FROM LIVE CHICKENS IN HDB AND PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL ESTATES”