The HDB has announced that those buying a two- or three-room flat in a non-mature estate can opt to pay half the required down payment for their new flat....

CHUA CHIN LENG: Khaw Boon Wan was gazing at this crystal ball and foresaw that car ownership would no longer be fashionable to the young in the future....

54-year-old Yiap Hang Boon has gotten his patent for a clothes drying rack revoked by the Singapore Court, after he took the HDB to court for infringing...

We refer to the article “HDB Lease Buyback Scheme changes: More cash a draw, but some prefer to bequeath their flats” (Straits Times, Sep 4). “Bend...

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong glossed over several key issues regarding Singaporeans, and living in Singapore on chat show ASK PM. Throughout...

Current Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS) is good, as it allows seniors to get a monthly income from their flat, while continuing to live in the home they love. But...

THIEW MING TUCK: A lot of money has been diverted from Central Provident Fund savings for various purposes, particularly to service mortgages. Last year,...

Starting April next year, elderly flat owners keen to take up the Lease Buyback Scheme will have the flexibility to choose the length of lease they want...

TATTLER: The letter writer asked for a waiver of the 3 year waiting period for a HDB flat after downgrading from private property ownership. Instead of...

LIM WEI: Every time the government gives us something, it takes back more. As people of this country, it is very sad that we have to be so suspicious...

How far would you go to defend you house, especially if you’re one of the minority forced into an en-bloc sale. We’ve heard of dirty tactics...

The Monetary Authority of Singapore says home prices remain elevated in spite of the cooling measures introduced in recent years. It said that over the...

A long rant against the ruling powers in Singapore — of which he curiously happens to be a part of He’s unable to attend parliament sitting...

Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam has pledged to strengthen social safety nets, at the re-opening of parliament. It’s one of six goals that Mr...