Concern over unapproved 'stuffing' in HDB blocks, flats

A resident in Block 729 Woodlands Circle saw paper wrappers (circled) stuffed in a gap between the metal frame of the lift door and the wall on the 10th and 11th floors.
A resident in Block 729 Woodlands Circle saw paper wrappers (circled) stuffed in a gap between the metal frame of the lift door and the wall on the 10th and 11th floors.PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS

Housing Board says buildings safe but warns contractors against unacceptable practices

From newspapers and cardboard to electrical wiring and broken tiles, these normally discarded items were found to have been put to unacceptable use as "stuffing" by errant contractors at HDB blocks.

Three cases have already been flagged to the Housing Board.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 28, 2018, with the headline 'Concern over unapproved 'stuffing' in HDB blocks, flats'. Print Edition | Subscribe