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SDP proposes Non-Open Market flats to address HDB's 99-year lease crisis

06 April 2019

Singapore Democrats

Non-Open Market, or NOM, flats that do not include land costs in their price should be introduced into the public housing system in Singapore.

This idea was raised at the SDP's launch of its housing policy Housing A Nation: Holistic Policies For Affordable Homes. Party Vice-Chairman, Mr John Tan, and Treasurer Mr Bryan Lim presented the landmar ... Read more »

SDP's answer to the HDB 99-year lease calamity

27 March 2019

Singapore Democrats

Following the successful launch of our cost of living policy, the SDP will be presenting our housing policy where we will directly address the grave concerns Singaporeans have about the 99-year lease of their HDB flats.

The admission by National Development Minister Lawrence Wong that HDB flats will decrease in value until they become worthless at the end of the lease has come as a bombshell to Singapor ... Read more »

PAP feeling pressure from SDP: NTUC announces price-freeze

19 March 2019

Singapore Democrats

Three days after the SDP launched our policy on tempering the cost of living in Singapore, the NTUC announces that it will freeze prices for 50 household products and reduce them for another 50 items from now until 30 June 2020.

This is the clearest sign yet that the PAP is feeling the heat of the SDP's policy where we proposed 10 measures to lower the cost of living for Singapo ... Read more »

SDP launches 10-point plan to lower cost of living

16 March 2019

Singapore Democrats

As one of the most, if not the most, expensive cities in the world, the rising cost of living in Singapore is a central concern for the people.

This was the SDP's focus in this afternoon's launch of our policy A Better Life For All: Lowering the Cost of Living In Singapore.

Despite PM Lee Hsien Loong's to “work with you to solve problems like the cost of living” du ... Read more »

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