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     Government: Housing & Development Board

Housing & Development Board (HDB)

 

Attending to a customer at the new HDB Hub in Toa Payoh Central

       General

     - Rates for HDB rental flats to be pegged to household income

     - Flat buyers taking an HDB loan need HDB loan eligibility letter

     - Key challenges facing public housing in Singapore

     - Review of housing options for the elderly

     - Private sector to build and sell HDB flats

     - HDB & URA outsource car park enforcement services from 1 Aug 2005

     - HDB Sample Household Survey 2003

     - HDB Resale Flats: HDB-assigned valuers for bank loan cases

     - No first-year cash rebates for housing loans from 6 Jan 2005

     - MAS specifies procedures under current housing loan rules

     - Singles can buy any type of resale HDB flats from 15 Sep 2004

     - Why new 4- & 5-room flats are smaller

     - HDB launches 50-storey The Pinnacle @ Duxton on 29 May 2004

     - Government announces new Home Office Scheme

     - Restructuring of HDB

     - HDB Hub opens in Toa Payoh Central  - first-day pictures

     - New housing financing rules from 1 Sep 2002

     - Subletting in HDB flats - renting out a room?

       List of HDB Branch Offices

       Members of the Housing & Development Board

       Real Estate Agents

       Town Councils

           24-hr HDB & Town Council maintenance contact:

- Outside HDB flat:
The Town Council is in-charge of the management and maintenance of the common areas outside your HDB flat. (e.g. corridor lighting defects, staircase, void decks, etc.)

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- Inside HDB flat
For urgent requests for areas inside the HDB Flat
that require immediate attention (e.g. total/partial wall collapsed, severe column cracks)

       Statistics on HDB resale flats

       News

       Websites

     HDBhousing.com is a new community website for HDB flat dwellers launched on 23 Jul 2000.

     Flats Built Over The Years

 

Type

Dec 70

Mar 80

Mar 90

Mar 97

1-room 40 781 69 846 28 741 25 539
2-room 28 983 46 049 42 227 34 933
3-room 45 992 152 903 252 374 240 006
4-room 2 744 49 059 196 194 255 960
5-room 44 16 587 70 341 124 541
Exec 0 0 19 661 46 971
         
Total 118 544 334 444 609 538 727 950

 

     Flat Type

 

TYPE 1970 1980 1990 1997
Rented 73.7% 20.6% 13.3% 9.0%
Owned 26.3% 79.4% 86.7% 91.0%