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Residents turn to Facebook, MPs to highlight BTO defects

Published on Jul 14, 2014 8:33 AM
 

Upset with defects in their new Housing Board flats, some Tampines GreenLeaf residents are going beyond just reporting the problems.

They have set up a Facebook group, approached Tampines GRC MP Baey Yam Keng and may even meet Education Minister Heng Swee Keat, the MP for their ward.

"I was shocked at the number of defects. I felt very upset and short-changed," said a resident who wished to be known as Ms Teo.

When the 31-year-old human resource executive entered her new four-room flat in June, she was taken aback by the plain brown of its timber skirting.

 
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