HDB scheme helps house divorcees and widows
But take-up rate has been low possibly due to lack of awareness
Published on Apr 14, 2014 8:47 AM
Divorced administration clerk Hui San San, 38, will finally have her own bed in 2017.
For the last four years, she has shared a queen-sized one with her two pre-teen daughters. The trio squeeze into one bedroom in the three-roomer belonging to Madam Hui's parents in Jurong West.
They will finally have some breathing room when she collects the keys to a brand new three-room flat in Sembawang in 2017.
She is among a small number who have benefited from a year-long scheme to help the less privileged get new flats.
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