01 Jun '11, 10am

New flats for Tampines, Kallang, Whampoa

New flats for Tampines, Kallang, Whampoa

Tampines could see new projects launched by the Housing Board (HDB) next year. -PHOTO: ST NATIONAL Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan on Wednesday gave a clearer picture as to which mature towns could see more new flats offered to young home-buyers. These towns will not likely include established, denser estates such as Tanjong Pagar as they 'are already substantially built up', but others such as Kallang/Whampoa and Tampines could see new projects launched by the Housing Board (HDB) next year. In his latest blog post - the fourth since he took over the ministry recently and started up a new 'Housing Matters' blog - Mr Khaw noted that the latest move to offer more flats for young home-buyers in mature towns was 'well-received'. But he flagged concern at media reports that young couples living in Tanjong Pagar were looking forward to a new build-to-order (BTO) project there...

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