15 Apr '11, 7am

comments for National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan #sgelections #sgelection #ge2011

First of all, I would like to declare that I own a HDB resale flat and I just bought it recently. Yes, I understand the proposal to devalue HDB is definitely not to the benefit of most Singaporeans like myself. Nevertheless, to allow HDB flat to appreciate in such a manner that my future descendants are going to be "enslaved" by the high mortgage loan (let's not talk about interest rate), I do not think this is the way to manage public housing policy. Yes, many home owners have benefitted from recent rise in public housing prices. However, even though I am one of the fortunate few that gain from it. I can't speak for those who did not and will be suffering in the long run including my children. What we merely asked for is to make public housing more affordable and in a timely manner for our future generation moving forward. At the rate our salary is increasing versus that ...

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