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Housing for silver generation

HDB Housing and Development Board, Married Child Priority Scheme, Family
Closer homes, stronger bonds: The perks of living close to family

Living near family is more than a matter of convenience, it also offers benefits in the form of mutual care and support

HDB working on building cooler flats with more smart solutions

As temperatures rise, the Housing Board is seeking to turn out cooler homes with integrated smart systems that reduce the need for residents to turn on the air-conditioner.

Singapore's first assisted living pilot site for public housing to launch at Bukit Batok next year

National Development Minister Lawrence Wong said similar retirement housing models for private residential sites are also being explored.

Mr Tang Lum Sui, a part-time security guard, lives alone in his Jalan Bahagia five-room flat. The 68-year-old widower had petitioned his MP several times to have the scheme - rolled out in 2009 - extended to home owners like him.
Lease Buyback Scheme extended to all HDB flats

Seniors living in five-room and larger flats will be able to sell part of their leases back to the Housing Board from today. This allows them to monetise their homes, while continuing to live there.