24 Feb '15, 6am

Housing type among eligibility factors for Silver Support

Comment E-mail to friend Bookmark & Share The government will introduce the Silver Support Scheme, which will be a major new feature in Singapore’s social security system, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said in the Budget 2015 statement yesterday. The permanent new scheme will serve as an income supplement for the bottom 20 to 30 percent of Singaporeans aged 65 and older. Three factors will be evaluated to determine an individual’s eligibility for Silver Support; lifetime wages, the level of household support, and housing type. “As Silver Support is for Singaporeans above age 65, many of whom may have retired, we cannot solely look at their wages today to determine if they qualify for Silver Support,” Mr Tharman said. The government will extend Silver Support to seniors staying in five-room HDB flats and smaller, but with more support wil...

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