HOUSEHOLDS IN ARREARS OF HDB LOAN REPAYMENTS

Ms Sylvia Lim asked the Minister for National Development (a) for the last two years, how many households are in arrears of HDB loan repayments; and (b) whether there is an over-representation of households in arrears where flat owners are over 55 years of age.    Mr Desmond Lee: As at end 2022, 16,200 households who were servicingContinue reading “HOUSEHOLDS IN ARREARS OF HDB LOAN REPAYMENTS”

FACTORS IN DETERMINATION OF VALUE OF LAND FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HOUSING

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for National Development in determining the value of land that will be used to build HDB BTO flats (a) what is the differential that the Chief Valuer applies to land used for public housing compared to that for private housing; and (b) whether the private housing land use comparablesContinue reading “FACTORS IN DETERMINATION OF VALUE OF LAND FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HOUSING”

PROPORTION OF HOUSEHOLDS OWNING TWO OF MORE CARS

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Transport what is the current proportion of households that own two or more cars and which are (i) HDB households (ii) condominium households and (iii) landed property households respectively. Mr S Iswaran: As of 30 November 2022, about 15% of car-owning households own two or more cars, andContinue reading “PROPORTION OF HOUSEHOLDS OWNING TWO OF MORE CARS”

PLANS TO INCREASE GRANTS TO TOWN COUNCILS TO COPE WITH HIGHER COSTS

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for National Development whether the Ministry has any plans to increase its grant to Town Councils to cope with higher costs, including for electricity and other Town Council contracts. Mr Desmond Lee: Town Councils (TCs) are autonomous legal entities formed under the TCs Act and managed by elected MembersContinue reading “PLANS TO INCREASE GRANTS TO TOWN COUNCILS TO COPE WITH HIGHER COSTS”

NUMBER OF SHORT-LEASE 2-ROOM FLEXI FLATS AND COMMUNITY CARE APARTMENTS LAUNCHED IN PAST FIVE YEARS

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for National Development (a) in each of the past five years, how many (i) short-lease 2-room Flexi flats and (ii) Community Care Apartments has HDB launched for sale; (b) how many persons have applied for these flats; (c) how many persons are unsuccessful; (d) what are theContinue reading “NUMBER OF SHORT-LEASE 2-ROOM FLEXI FLATS AND COMMUNITY CARE APARTMENTS LAUNCHED IN PAST FIVE YEARS”

REDUCING NUMBER OF FOREIGN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE VEHICLES ENTERING SINGAPORE

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Transport what are the Ministry’s plans to gradually reduce the number of foreign internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles entering Singapore over the next few years, including goods and commercial ICE vehicles, as well as those used by foreign workers when travelling to Singapore for work. Mr S Iswaran: To safeguardContinue reading “REDUCING NUMBER OF FOREIGN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE VEHICLES ENTERING SINGAPORE”

AMOUNT OF HOUSING GRANTS AND SUBSIDIES ALLOCATED BY HDB FOR BTOS FLATS AND NUMBER OF BTO FLATS CONSTRUCTED EACH YEAR

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for National Development (a) what is the total dollar value of (i) housing grants and (ii) subsidies allocated by HDB in each year from 2010 to 2022 for the HDB BTO apartments in both mature and non-mature estates respectively; and (b) how many of such flats were constructed each year.Continue reading “AMOUNT OF HOUSING GRANTS AND SUBSIDIES ALLOCATED BY HDB FOR BTOS FLATS AND NUMBER OF BTO FLATS CONSTRUCTED EACH YEAR”

AMOUNT OF HOUSING GRANTS AND SUBSIDIES REQUIRED FOR LAUNCHING UP TO 100,000 NEW BTO FLATS

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for National Development (a) what is the total dollar value of (i) estimated housing grants and (ii) subsidies that will be required for the up to 100,000 new HDB BTO flats the Ministry is prepared to launch from 2021 to 2025 in mature and non-mature estates respectively; and (b) what isContinue reading “AMOUNT OF HOUSING GRANTS AND SUBSIDIES REQUIRED FOR LAUNCHING UP TO 100,000 NEW BTO FLATS”

NUMBER OF 4-ROOM OR LARGER HDB FLATS OCCUPIED BY SINGLE PERSONS OR COUPLES OVER 55 YEARS OLD

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for National Development how many HDB flats which are 4-room or larger are currently occupied by only single persons or couples who are over the age of 55 years. Mr Desmond Lee: As at November 2022, the number of 4-room or larger flats that are occupied by only singleContinue reading “NUMBER OF 4-ROOM OR LARGER HDB FLATS OCCUPIED BY SINGLE PERSONS OR COUPLES OVER 55 YEARS OLD”

NUMBER OF PEOPLE LIVING IN HDB FLATS BROKEN DOWN BY SINGAPORE RESIDENTS OR FAMILY MEMBERS AND FOREIGNERS NOT RELATED TO LESSEES

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for National Development how many people currently living in HDB flats, including lessees and tenants, are (i) Singapore residents or their family members and (ii) foreigners who are not related to the lessees of the flat. Mr Desmond Lee: HDB flat owners must be either Singapore Citizens (SCs) orContinue reading “NUMBER OF PEOPLE LIVING IN HDB FLATS BROKEN DOWN BY SINGAPORE RESIDENTS OR FAMILY MEMBERS AND FOREIGNERS NOT RELATED TO LESSEES”