1,521 Flats Sold Under HDB’s Open Booking Scheme
A sum of 1,521 flats have gotten marketed in the release booking scheme since its launch during Jun’19, revealed Minister of State for National Development Tan Kiat How at Parliament on 2March.
Tan was reacting to MP TP Gan who inquired about the quantity of HDB public housing transacted in the release booking scheme since its release.
The open booking scheme enables flat seekers “to make an application for a flat on the internet, and receive their flat selection visit on a first-come-first-served grounds, and that could be as soon as the following operating day”.
Tan reported an overall of 46 2 room Flexi public housing, 273 three room flats, 6hundred 1 four room flats, 597 5 room/ 3Gen flats, as well as 4 Executive flats have gotten ordered as of 22 Feb 2021 within the open choosing program.
Gan also inquired about if HDB would take into consideration including a fresh number of public housing more continuously in addition to raise the amount of flats attainable within the program.
Regarding this, Tan reveal that Housing and Development Board, at present, “puts on hold release scheduling two times a year so as to insert a fresh inventory of flats. Most of public housing given under the open scheduling originated from the group of public housing which continue being left out following the twice-yearly Sale of Balance Flats activities”.
He mentioned further that HDB has recently been uncovering methods to make available much more public housing by means of open choosing.
HDB, for instance, has already halted the Re-Offer of Balance Flat exercises after Feb’20 so that further left out public housing from the SBF activities may possibly be put forward instantly by means of release selection, he said.