Sers for Ang Mo Kio HDB blocks: Speculation about it started 8 years ago

On April 7, the HDB announced the four blocks - all completed in 1979 - have been selected under Sers. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO
HDB staff from the Sers team at the void deck of Block 562 in Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 on April 7, 2022. ST PHOTO: THADDEUS ANG
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SINGAPORE - Some residents living in Blocks 562 to 565 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 began speculating about whether their estate would be picked for the Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme (Sers) as far back as eight years ago.

Rumours of Sers were rife among residents when they realised their four blocks were the only ones in the area not picked for the Housing Board's Home Improvement Programme (HIP) when it was announced in 2014 for nearby blocks of a similar age, said operation executive Lawrence Seow, 43.

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