27 May '11, 11am

Minister Khaw posts new blog about BTO flats and what he plans to do about to increase their supply:

Minister Khaw posts new blog about BTO flats and what he plans to do about to increase their supply:

National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan's new blog - Housing Matters - has addressed the issue of Build-to-Order (BTO) flats. -- PHOTO - NP JUST one day after its official launch, National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan's new blog - Housing Matters - has addressed the issue of Build-to-Order (BTO) flats. The post touches on Mr Khaw's plans to increase supplies of BTO flats to help young couples own their own homes as soon as possible. Here is an excerpt (carried exactly as is posted online) from his post titled Build Ahead of Order: 'One priority is to help young couples own their own homes as soon as possible, so that they can start their family and have babies. This is a national priority - promoting marriages and births - and MND must facilitate it to its best ability.' 'Currently, 70% of new couples get their first homes via HDB's BTO (Build-to-Order) flats. Th...

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