24 Apr '11, 2pm

GE: WP rebuts Mah on housing polices, introduces more candidates

SINGAPORE : The Workers' Party (WP) Chairman Sylvia Lim has dismissed Mr Mah Bow Tan's assertion that her party's proposals on housing would crash the market. She said the proposals are confined to new flats, which cater to a limited market, and so will have limited impact. The Workers' Party said its proposal to price new flats according to median incomes will have a "minimum impact" on the resale market, because the resale market attracts not just first-time homebuyers. In addition, new HDB flats are subject to strict criteria before they can be bought and sold, which limits the spillover effect on resale prices. In response to the charge that the party was merely out to win votes, Ms Lim said its proposal is based on real ground concerns. "We decided to go into this issue because of real ground concerns of parents about their children in the future, whether their childr...

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