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New grant, second HDB loan, two-room flexi flats possible for Fresh Start Housing Scheme
[SINGAPORE] A new scheme to help public rental households own their own home again could allow these second-timers to receive another Housing Board (HDB) concessionary loan. It could also give them the option of buying two-room flexi flats on shorter leases, which is now possible only for elderly buyers.
And while this Fresh Start Housing Scheme will include a new grant, this might be disbursed gradually over time, subject to conditions, as a way of motivating the new homeowners.
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