23 Jul '15, 5am

#singapore #property More calls for abolishing DBSS: Some Members of Parliament (MPs) h...

Comment E-mail to friend Bookmark & Share Some Members of Parliament (MPs) have renewed calls for the Design, Build and Sell Scheme (DBSS) to be abolished or tweaked due to the blurred lines of accountability as well as low public confidence in project quality, reported Today Online . Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC MP Hri Kumar Nair said in a Facebook post last week that he hoped the scheme would be permanently shelved. In 2011, the building of new DBSS flats was suspended following public outcry over the high prices at Centrale 8 in Tampines. While he acknowledged the intent behind the scheme – which is to bridge the gap between public and private housing – Mr Kumar said confusion could have arisen over the obligations of the housing board. “Because this is public housing, the expectation is that not only will HDB oversee the development, they’re supposed to work with the developer...

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