|Starts||26 Mar 2014 (Wed)||Ends||1 Apr 2014 (Tue)|
HDB launched four Build-To-Order (BTO) projects today, offering 3,497 new flats in the non-mature towns of Sembawang, Sengkang and Yishun.
This is the second BTO launch for 2014, bringing the total number of flats offered for sale this year to 6,636.
As with all new public housing developments launched since Jan 2014, HDB will introduce a standard suite of eco-features in all four projects, which will help to manage water, energy and waste more efficiently.
March 2014 BTO Launch
The 3,497 new flats comprise 2-room to 5-room flats, as well as Three-Generation (3Gen) flats, to meet the diverse housing needs of first-timers, second-timers, multi-generation families, and singles.
First-timers will continue to enjoy priority flat allocation, with at least 85% (for 4-room and 5-room) and 70% (for 2-room and 3-room) of the BTO flat supply set aside for them. Eligible first-timer singles have the option of applying for a 2-room flat in EastCrown @ Canberra, EastLace @ Canberra, and Fern Grove @ Yishun.
Married/courting couples who wish to apply for a 3Gen flat together with their parent(s) can apply for one at Anchorvale Parkview, which will offer 70 3Gen flats in this exercise.
Other multi-generation families who wish to live in the same BTO project can apply under the Multi-Generation Priority Scheme. HDB will set aside up to 15% of the Studio Apartments, 2-room and 3-room flats in a BTO project (subject to a minimum of 20 units each) for parents applying under MGPS. The same number of 2-room and bigger flats will be set aside in the same BTO project for their married children. (MGPS). There will be flats set aside in EastCrown @ Canberra, EastLace @ Canberra and Fern Grove @ Yishun for this purpose.
Eligible first-timer households can enjoy up to $60,000 of housing grants, comprising the Additional CPF Housing Grant (AHG) (up to $40,000) and Special CPF Housing Grant (SHG) (up to $20,000). With these grants, 2-room, 3-room, 4-room and 5-room flats are priced from $10,000, $91,000, $201,000 and $303,000 respectively.
Further details can be found in Annex A (PDF 611KB).
Mar 2014 BTO Prices
|Project||Flat Type #||Selling Price|
|BTO Projects in Non-Mature Estates|
|EastCrown @ Canberra &|
EastLace @ Canberra
|2-room*||From $70,000||From $10,000|
|3-room||From $141,000||From $91,000|
|4-room||From $236,000||From $201,000|
|EastCrown @ Canberra||5-room||From $313,000||From $303,000|
|Anchorvale Parkview||4-room||From $268,000||From $233,000|
|5-room||From $358,000||From $348,000|
|3Gen||From $351,000||From $341,000|
|Fern Grove @ Yishun||2-room*||From $75,000||From $15,000|
|3-room||From $150,000||From $100,000|
|4-room||From $252,000||From $217,000|
|5-room||From $316,000||From $306,000|
* Come in two sizes of 36 sqm (Type 1) and 45 sqm (Type 2).
^ The assumed housing grants are meant for applicants applying as a family nucleus or two singles under the Joint Singles Scheme for a 2-room flat:
i) 2-room flat: $60,000 (comprising AHG of $40,000 and SHG of $20,000 where applicable)
ii ) 3-room flat: $50,000 (comprising AHG of $30,000 and SHG of $20,000 where applicable)
iii ) 4-room flat: $35,000 (comprising AHG of $15,000 and SHG of $20,000 where applicable)
iv ) 5-room flat / 3Gen: $10,000 (AHG only)
The actual grant amounts vary based on income and choice of flat type.
# 2-/3-/4-/5-room and 3Gen flats are sold on a 99-year lease.
† Singles who apply under the Single Singapore Citizen Scheme will pay $15,000 more than the married couples. Eligible singles can also apply for AHG and SHG. The actual grant amounts will vary based on income.
|Projects||Flat Type||Estimated Floor Area * (sqm)||Estimated|
|No. of units||Indicative #|
|EastLace @ Canberra|
& EastCrown @ Canberra (Standard Flats)
|2-room||38||36||136||$70,000 – $93,000|
|47||45||316||$89,000 – $109,000|
|3-room||68||65||404||$141,000 – $177,000|
|4-room||93||90||570||$236,000 – $289,000|
|EastCrown @ Canberra|
|5-room||113||110||274||$313,000 – $376,000|
|Fern Grove @ Yishun|
|2-room||38||36||48||$75,000 – $93,000|
|47||45||240||$94,000 – $118,000|
|3-room||68||65||251||$150,000 – $186,000|
|4-room||93||90||443||$252,000 – $302,000|
|5-room||112||110||312||$316,000 – $386,000|
|4-room||93||90||268||$268,000 – $329,000|
|5-room||113||110||165||$358,000 – $425,000|
|3Gen||120||115||70||$351,000 – $422,000|
1) * Refers to the estimated area of the whole apartment, comprising the internal floor area and the air-conditioner ledge.
2) ^ Refers to the estimated area of the apartment computed based on the centre line of the apartment wall.
3) # Actual prices may vary based on the actual attributes of the flats at the time of selection.
Advice for Flat Buyers
Regular updates on the number of applications submitted for the various flat types/towns will be published on the HDB InfoWEB.
Applicants are advised to check for updates before submitting their application.
Application for Mar 2014 BTO Exercise
Application for the BTO flats can be submitted online from today, 26 Mar 2014 (Wednesday) to 1 Apr 2014 (Tuesday). Eligible applicants can apply for only one flat type in one town only.
More details on application procedures can be found in Annex B (PDF 133KB).
For enquiries, the public can:
- Log on to esales.hdb.gov.sg; or
- E-mail hdbsales[at]mailbox.hdb.gov.sg; or –
- Visit the HDB Sales Office to speak with the Customer Relations Executives during office hours (Mon to Fri 8 am to 5 pm, Saturday 8 am to 1 pm).
BTO-CUM-SBF LAUNCH IN MAY 2014
For those asking when is the next HDB Sale of Balance Flats exercise, it is May 2014.
In May 2014, HDB will be offering about 3,060 BTO flats in Bukit Batok and Woodlands. An additional 3,000 flats will be offered in a concurrent HDB Sales of Balance Flats (SBF) exercise.
More information on the flats for offer under the May 2014 BTO exercise is available on the HDB InfoWEB.