33 families in Katong estate have leases extended, to get priority to return after restoration works

The Jalan Binjai estate in Katong as seen on Oct 13,  2019.
The Jalan Binjai estate in Katong as seen on Oct 13, 2019.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Thirty-three families renting state properties in Katong scheduled to move out by year end have been given a reprieve, after the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) granted them a six-month lease extension in view of the Covid-19 outbreak and the need to minimise movement.

The households, which were initially asked to move out by December, will now have their leases extended to end-June next year to "help them get through this difficult period", said SLA in a statement on Monday (April 20).

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