Making more room for renting as a housing option in Singapore

The case for home ownership remains, but changing circumstances and lifestyles call for a relook at how to make the rental market work better.

A PropertyGuru poll showed that over half of those surveyed said they might defer their purchase till inflation falls. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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In a country where owning property is an essential rite of passage, a recent survey result raised eyebrows when it found that many people were deferring buying a home.

A PropertyGuru poll showed that over half – 55 per cent – of those surveyed said they may defer their purchase till prices stabilise and inflation falls.

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