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Particularly dramatic example of how ridiculous it is to tie housing to marital status #sgfeminists

Jul 27, 2011 - PropertyGuru.com.sg Comment E-mail to friend Bookmark & Share Another Design Build and Sell Scheme (DBSS) flat buyer has been issued a 20 percent penalty after his wedding was cancelled. After PropertyGuru published a story about a couple who was required to pay a penalty after they called off their wedding, another reader, John (not his real name), reported a similar incident. He purchased a DBSS home for S$660,000 in 2008 from a developer, under the Fiancé / Fiancée Scheme and was required to turn over a copy of his marriage certificate by 20 April 2011. However, since the wedding is off, he is now disqualified from the scheme. He is also required to pay 20 percent of the purchase price as a penalty, which comes to S$132,000. Despite his numerous appeals and even after consulting with his MP twice, he was advised to get married again. Otherwise, the develo...

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