SINGAPOREAN AND PERMANENT RESIDENT FLAT OWNERS RENTING OUT HDB FLATS FOR PASSIVE INCOME WHILST OWNING PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for National Development of those HDB flat owners who rent out their HDB flats for passive income whilst owning private residential property, how many of them are (i) Singaporeans and (ii) permanent residents as at 31 December 2011 and 31 December 2021 respectively.   Mr Desmond Lee: As at 31 December 2011, aboutContinue reading “SINGAPOREAN AND PERMANENT RESIDENT FLAT OWNERS RENTING OUT HDB FLATS FOR PASSIVE INCOME WHILST OWNING PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY”

PASSENGER TRAFFIC AND PROGRESS OF REOPENING OF CHANGI AIRPORT’S AIR ROUTES

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for Transport given passenger traffic at Changi Airport in June 2022 has reached the target of 50% of pre-pandemic levels, whether the Government has reassessed passenger traffic targets for end- 2022 and 2023 and, if so, what are they. The Minister for Transport (Mr S Iswaran): Madam, mayContinue reading “PASSENGER TRAFFIC AND PROGRESS OF REOPENING OF CHANGI AIRPORT’S AIR ROUTES”

MALAY HOUSEHOLDS OWNING HDB FLATS, RELINQUISHING OWNERSHIP AND APPLYING FOR AND LIVING IN 1- AND 2-ROOM RENTAL FLATS IN 2021 AND 2022

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for National Development (a) between January 2022 and June 2022, how many Malay households have moved from 1- and 2-room HDB public rental flats and successfully become homeowners of HDB flats; (b) between June 2021 and June 2022, how many Malay households have relinquished their HDB flat ownershipContinue reading “MALAY HOUSEHOLDS OWNING HDB FLATS, RELINQUISHING OWNERSHIP AND APPLYING FOR AND LIVING IN 1- AND 2-ROOM RENTAL FLATS IN 2021 AND 2022”

RATIONALE FOR AND IMPACT OF HIGHER ERP RATES ON TRAFFIC VOLUMES

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Transport (a) what is the rationale for increasing ERP charges in May and June; (b) what is the impact of these higher ERP charges in terms of traffic congestion; (c) what is the effect of the higher ERP charges on the Consumer Price Index (CPI); and (d) whether any furtherContinue reading “RATIONALE FOR AND IMPACT OF HIGHER ERP RATES ON TRAFFIC VOLUMES”

RECOURSE AVAILABLE TO HDB FLAT LESSEES GIVEN MISREPRESENTATIONS BY HOME IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME CONTRACTORS

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for National Development what recourse is available to HDB flat lessees to obtain compensation when they have been inappropriately pressured by or were given misrepresentations by Home Improvement Programme (HIP) contractors to opt in for HIP works. Mr Desmond Lee: The Home Improvement Programme (HIP) helps flat owners address common maintenance problemsContinue reading “RECOURSE AVAILABLE TO HDB FLAT LESSEES GIVEN MISREPRESENTATIONS BY HOME IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME CONTRACTORS”

WAIVER OF RESALE LEVIES ON FLATS ACQUIRED UNDER SELECTIVE EN-BLOC REDEVELOPMENT SCHEME IN PAST AND POSSIBLE EXEMPTIONS FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE AFFECTED HOUSEHOLDS

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for National Development with regard to households whose flats have been acquired under the Selective En-bloc Redevelopment Scheme (SERS) and subjected to the resale levy (a) whether HDB has waived such resale levies on a case-by-case basis in the past; and (b) whether HDB will consider granting an exemptionContinue reading “WAIVER OF RESALE LEVIES ON FLATS ACQUIRED UNDER SELECTIVE EN-BLOC REDEVELOPMENT SCHEME IN PAST AND POSSIBLE EXEMPTIONS FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE AFFECTED HOUSEHOLDS”

INCOME CRITERIA USED IN ASSESSING HDB HOUSING LOAN APPLICATIONS UNDER NON-CITIZEN SPOUSE SCHEME

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for National Development whether total household income, including that of the non-resident spouse, is used when assessing HDB housing loan applications made under the Non-Citizen Spouse Scheme. Mr Desmond Lee: To ensure that mortgage subsidies are prioritised for households who need them the most, there are eligibility conditions that householdsContinue reading “INCOME CRITERIA USED IN ASSESSING HDB HOUSING LOAN APPLICATIONS UNDER NON-CITIZEN SPOUSE SCHEME”

SPORTS FACILITIES AT PROPOSED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CUM SPORTS CENTRE SITE AT FARRER PARK

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (a) what sports facilities will be provided at the proposed housing development cum sports centre site at Farrer Park; (b) whether the total area available for sports facilities in Farrer Park will be reduced from the current area as a result of this redevelopment;Continue reading “SPORTS FACILITIES AT PROPOSED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CUM SPORTS CENTRE SITE AT FARRER PARK”

NUMBER OF MALAY HOUSEHOLDS ATTAINING HOME OWNERSHIP UNDER PROJECT DIAN@M3 SINCE ITS INCEPTION

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for National Development (a) since the inception of Project Dian@M³ on 17 June 2021, how many Malay households have managed to attain home ownership under this scheme; and (b) whether a breakdown can be provided on the number of these Malay households according to the zones of GeylangContinue reading “NUMBER OF MALAY HOUSEHOLDS ATTAINING HOME OWNERSHIP UNDER PROJECT DIAN@M3 SINCE ITS INCEPTION”

TIMELINE AND MILESTONES TOWARDS ACHIEVING ISLANDWIDE FULL OPERATIONAL DEPLOYMENT OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis asked the Minister for Transport what are the timeline and milestones towards achieving (i) islandwide full operational deployment of autonomous vehicles (AVs), (ii) the implementation of associated infrastructure across Singapore and (iii) the introduction of regulations and laws governing the use of AVs. Mr S Iswaran: The timeline for the deployment of AVsContinue reading “TIMELINE AND MILESTONES TOWARDS ACHIEVING ISLANDWIDE FULL OPERATIONAL DEPLOYMENT OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES”