14 Feb '14, 11am

From renting #flats to owning one #property #HDB

BORN in 1959, Mr Roger Ng grew up in a succession of Housing Board rental flats. But he always believed that one day, he would get a flat of his own. "It is important to own your own home," said the 54-year-old, who got his first flat, a three-room unit in Yishun, in 1985. He has since upgraded to a four-room flat in Woodlands. "You don't need to pay any rent. It is yours." Mr Ng, a supervisor in a company distributing testing materials, is one of the many Singaporeans who have made the journey to home ownership since the Housing Board launched the scheme 50 years ago. When he was barely two years old, the squatter huts of Bukit Ho Swee, where his family lived, were razed in the fire of 1961, which destroyed more than 2,200 attap houses. The family moved to an emergency flat built by the Government. In 1968, they moved to a one-room flat in nearby Indus Road. But they upro...

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