Public housings built by Singapore’s Housing and Development Board. Photo: Roy Issa Public housings built by Singapore’s Housing and Development Board. Photo: Roy Issa
Public housings built by Singapore’s Housing and Development Board. Photo: Roy Issa
Singapore

Singapore’s first-time homebuyers in a bind as public housing prices close in on record levels

  • With a pandemic-induced labour shortage adding years to the wait times for future builds, prospective homeowners are turning to the resale market
  • But this means the HDB price index has risen for 14 straight months, and is now just shy of the record high set in April 2013

Topic |   Singapore
Public housings built by Singapore’s Housing and Development Board. Photo: Roy Issa Public housings built by Singapore’s Housing and Development Board. Photo: Roy Issa
Public housings built by Singapore’s Housing and Development Board. Photo: Roy Issa
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