The evolving narrative on home ownership in Singapore

PM Lee's National Day Rally speech should recalibrate HDB home owners' expectations of their home as an ever-appreciating asset.

The recent announcement at Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's National Day Rally may have given owners of Housing Board flats with shorter remaining leases a lifeline.

But what is clear is that the grand narrative of public housing is undergoing subtle shifts.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 30, 2018, with the headline 'The evolving narrative on home ownership'. Print Edition | Subscribe