03 Mar '11, 11pm

More HDB flats to get HIP: by Esther Ng Minister for National Development Mah Bow Tan announced in Parliament ye...

SINGAPORE - Enhancing the living environment of Singapore homes will get an accelerated boost. Minister for National Development Mah Bow Tan announced in Parliament yesterday that the Government will double the number of projects selected for the Home Improvement Programme (HIP) as another major programme, the Lift Upgrading Programme (LUP), tails off. Responding to Members of Parliament who had asked for an update on the progress of upgrading programmes and whether seniors would have to wait a long time for elderly-friendly improvements to their flats, Mr Mah said the Government would be "increasing" the pace for HIP which replaced the earlier Main Upgrading Programme. It has already doubled the number of projects selected for the Neighbourhood Renewal Programme - which provides new community facilities for residents - and HIP from 7 to 14 per cent over the last two years...

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