A programme to upgrade every Housing Board flat after 60 years should be planned such that it does not take place in blocks right before they undergo a new voluntary redevelopment scheme, said experts and MPs.
Their comments come a day after the National Day Rally, when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the multibillion-dollar Home Improvement Programme (HIP) II. It upgrades all flats that are 60 to 70 years old for a second time.
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