From Royal Estate to BTO: A look back at Bidadari

Before its reincarnation as a BTO estate, Bidadari was both a royal estate and a burial site. But while much has been said about Bidadari’s future, what do we know about its past? 

MPs diminish trust when they grandstand & take populist lines: Henry Kwek

Politicians need to be upfront and candid about the difficulties of governing a country.

S’poreans must be wary of populist ideas. Here’s why

Stripped to the core, populist policies do not ultimately address the concerns of Singaporeans. 

A responsible Govt does not make housing affordable by robbing future generations: Desmond Lee

Helping Singaporeans today attain a roof over their heads and planning for Singaporeans in the future.

WP called for Govt to build fewer HDB flats in 2019, but now suggests Govt underestimated demand: Desmond Lee

This proves how hard it is to accurately predict property demand and that the best of models cannot fully account for black swan events.

PSP’s housing proposal is a “prepaid rental scheme leveraged on past reserves”: Sim Ann

Because the land cost is not paid if the person doesn’t sell the flat.

PSP’s proposal for cheaper HDB flats makes other S’poreans pay the cost: Indranee Rajah

It’s too good to be true.

Paying for State land not a case of “left pocket, right pocket”, says NMP Raj Thomas, cautions against misunderstanding

When something incorrect is repeated often enough, it becomes perceived as the truth.

Cap on BTO price, No MOP for resale: PAP MPs suggest how to keep HDB flats affordable & accessible

Concrete suggestions on how we can alleviate the BTO crunch and yet keep housing sustainable.

Less profits, less subsidies: PAP MPs spill hard truths about cheaper HDB flats

From bold things to hard truths, PAP MPs highlight the trade-offs that Singaporeans incur with alternative housing policies.