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2,800 came to PM Lee's Meet-the-People sessions in 2012

Published on Jan 17, 2013 5:47 PM
 
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday said housing topped the list of appeal cases that he handled in his Teck Ghee ward over the past year. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday said housing topped the list of appeal cases that he handled in his Teck Ghee ward over the past year.

Mr Lee shared on his Facebook Page that he had compiled a profile of all the cases at his Meet-the-People sessions (MPS), and more than a third concerned housing, such as buying and selling of flats or requests for rental flats.

"HDB has a tough job, but it is making progress building more BTO flats and shortening waiting times for rental flats," he wrote on Thursday morning.

Other cases were for financial assistance, making up 14 per cent of appeals. This was followed by immigration matters, traffic or parking issues, and education-related ones.

 
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