Life In Rental Flats

HDB to supply another 10,000 rental flats by 2017

No privacy,” Madam Zarinah Hassan, 49, said of their grouses. They had been living in a three-room Yishun flat of their own for about 10 years, but eventually couldn’t keep up with loan payments. So they returned the flat to HDB and got their Ang Mo Kio rental unit in six months. “Coming here, we didn’t bring anything except clothes. Furniture like cupboards, chairs, tables – we gave to friends or threw away.
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Dear ABC News Fixer: Enterprise’s Elusive Free Rental

PHOTO: Enterprise rent-a-car

But now I needed 600 points. Later, I looked again and the website said I needed 650 points (by then I had 636). Every time I get more points, they keep upping the requirement. I called the program office and they said they had no control over the point system — that rates change depending on where one rents a car. Now it seems I need 750 points to get the smallest car, when all I needed at first was 550 points to get a bigger car. view site… I think Enterprise is doing me wrong.
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Dr Maliki also said that in 2011 and last year, 630 families living in rental flats were able to move into HDB homes they had bought. The Government gives low-income families up to $60,000 in grants to buy a flat. Still, the average length that families stay in rental units is 11 years.
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