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Making owning a home an achievable dream for more

In the last five years, the Build-To-Order backlog has been cleared, more singles have had a chance to buy a flat, and it has become slightly easier for divorcees and their children to get a roof over their heads.

Now, the home ownership narrative for the vast majority is being expanded to include a group of people that, inadvertently or otherwise, seems to have fallen through the cracks: families in rental homes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 08, 2019, with the headline 'Making owning a home an achievable dream for more'. Print Edition | Subscribe