1,521 Flats Sold Under HDB’s Open Booking Scheme
A total of 1,521 flats have already been sold in the release selection program from its release on Jun2019, announced MND Tan Kiat How during Parliament on 2March.
He was reacting to MP Gan Thiam Poh who inquired about the quantity of HDB public housing sold under the available reservation program from its commence.
The open booking system permits residential property hunters “to secure a public home over the internet, and get their flat choosing scheduled appointment with a first-come-first-served schedule, and that might be as early as the next working day”.
Tan claimed a total amount of Forty-six 2 room Flexi public housing, Two hundred Seventy-three 3 room flats, Six hundred and one four room flats, Five hundred and Ninety-seven five room/ Three Gen public housing, as well as 4 Executive flats have already been booked as of 22Feb within the available booking program.
Gan furthermore queried whether Housing and Development Board would consider including a fresh inventory of flats more regularly as well as raise the quantity of flats provided under the system.
Towards this, Tan shared that HDB, today, “suspends available scheduling double a year so as to throw in a new quantity of public housing. Most of flats extended within the release scheduling emerged from the pool of public housing in which stay unchosen during the 2 times yearly Sale of Balance Flats exercises”.
Tan mentioned further that HDB has recently been investigating methods to make available a bit more flats through available selection.
Housing and Development Board, for example, has ceased the ROF exercises since February’20 in order that even more left out public housing coming from the SBF activities can be given easily by means of available choosing, he announced.