Ms Tan (not her real name) started the adoption process for her two-year-old daughter last August. They now live with Ms Tan’s parents in her brother’s marital home. Once the adoption goes through, she plans to buy a built-to-order flat in her and her daughter’s names. (via straitstimes.com)
Baby Bonus cash gift, too, meant only for children born to married couples, says MSF
SINGAPORE — An unwed parent will not be entitled to housing benefits even if the father or mother adopts their own child who is born out of wedlock.
And the Baby Bonus cash gift is meant only for those who have children within a marriage.
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) yesterday made this clear in a letter to The Straits Times Forum page.
Just married and waiting for your home to be ready? Here are some housing options you can consider (via houzz.com.sg)
By Amanda Jayne, via houzz.com.sg
SINGAPORE — It can take upwards of three years for a build-to-order (BTO) flat from Housing Development Board (HDB) to be ready. Some projects can take just two years; others, nearly six. For newlyweds, this can prove to be quite a trying situation. It is a frustrating process (trust me, I know), and while a proposed date of completion is usually offered, it is rarely accurate. Here are some housing options you can consider while playing the waiting game.
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SINGAPORE — Another three months have passed in 2017 and that means another Build-To-Order (BTO) launch is just around the corner. Scheduled for launch in May 2017, Singapore families looking to own or upgrade to a new HDB flat will have a choice of 4 different locations to choose from.
Here’s an early peek into the different locations and flat types you can expect for the upcoming launch.
SINGAPORE — A total of 8,748 new flats were launched on Thursday (May 18) under the May 2017 Build-to-Order (BTO) and Sale of Balance Flats exercise, the Housing and Development Board (HDB) said.