Thinking Aloud

Why Government should stick to hands-off policy on HDB sellers' profits

It is not its job to identify groups most likely to enjoy windfall gains from flat sales, and figure out how to claw back the profit

Public housing is close to the hearts of many and they have plenty to say about it. PHOTO: ST FILE
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For once, I hope the Government does not listen too much.

I am referring to its call for feedback on a new public housing model for flats to be built in the central area.

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