Will new rules for prime area HDB flats be effective in making S'pore accessible to all?

The park connector at HDB estate My Waterway@Punggol. Earlier this week, the Government announced a new prime location public housing model with stricter conditions.
The park connector at HDB estate My Waterway@Punggol. Earlier this week, the Government announced a new prime location public housing model with stricter conditions.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - At a forum some years ago, a student highlighted Marina Bay Sands as a Singapore icon that is "not really a place for all Singaporeans" because of the high cost involved in enjoying it.

In response, then National Development Minister Lawrence Wong said the Government was looking into building public housing in prime areas like the upcoming Greater Southern Waterfront, to ensure the city is accessible to all.

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