Singapore’s Housing and Development Board (HDB) had accomplished a full number of 9,119 studio apartments procuring precisely to the elderly age 55 years old and above as of 2002 to June 2017, as stated by the Ministry of National Development (MND) in a governmental conference on Tuesday (1 August).
“Another 1,875 studio apartments are in progress and are anticipated to be accomplished possibly by 2019,” mentioned the MND in a written reply to questions fetched by the managing partner for Nee Soon Group Representation Constituency (GRC), Kwek Hian Chuan Henry.
The Studio Apartment (SA) structure for seniors was executed in 1998, nevertheless it was fused with the two-room flats arrangement then substituted by the two-room Flexi structure in November 2015.
Further down the recent Flexi scheme, a least possible of 100 units or no less than 40% of the two-room Flexi suites in every single Build-To-Order (BTO) development must be owed for the elderly.
Between the period of November 2015 and May 2017, the were 9,147 two-room Flexi suites were launched. These fabulous units are presently under construction and are besieged to be finished probably by 2021.
As well as the studio apartments, the HDB will make an outstanding total of 10,994 superb units for the elderly from year 2019 to 2021.