HDB fines contractor over paper in wall layer

A building contractor was fined $5,000 for not following proper procedures for works done at a Build-To-Order (BTO) project in Punggol, after residents raised the alarm about the use of cardboard-like materials in the finishing work on a wall.

The contractor, which was not named, was also given 50 demerit points for the incident at Waterway Ridges in 2016, the Housing Board told The Straits Times last week.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 06, 2018, with the headline 'HDB fines contractor over paper in wall layer'. Subscribe