1,521 Flats Sold Under HDB’s Open Booking Scheme
A sum of 1,521 public housing have gotten sold within the release reservation scheme after its release during June2K19, announced Minister of State for National Development Tan Kiat How at Parliament on 2March.
He was answering MP Gan Thiam Poh who queried about the amount of HDB public housing sold under the release choosing system since its commence.
The open booking scheme permits home hunters “to apply for a public home on the web, plus attain their public home picking consultation on a first-come-first-served manner, that could be as prompt as the following working day”.
Tan claimed a total of Forty-six 2 room Flexi public housing, Two hundred Seventy-three 3 room flats, 601 4 room flats, 5hundred 97 five room/ 3Generation public housing, and also 4 Exec flats have actually gotten booked since 22Feb via the open selection procedure.
Gan also inquired if Housing and Development Board would look at throwing in a fresh stock of public housing more continuously and boost the sum of public housing available within the scheme.
Regarding this, Tan gave out that HDB, at present, “puts on hold open scheduling double a year so as to include a fresh inventory of flats. The large number of public housing put forward under the release scheduling arised from the supply of public housing that continue being left out following the two times yearly Sale of Balance Flats activities”.
Tan mentioned further that HDB has definitely been looking into strategies to extend more flats through open choosing.
Housing and Development Board, for instance, has already stopped the ROF routines since Feb2K20 so that even more unselected flats out of the Sale of Balance Flat activities may possibly be given straight through release selection, Tan reported.