Proportion of flats under Married Child Priority Scheme cannot be increased, says MND
The Govt allots a significant portion of apartments– approximately 1/3 out of latest apartments inside of mature neighbourhood– for the Married Child Priority Scheme, shared the Ministry of National Development in Parliament on Tuesday 27July.
The ministry understands the emphasis of assisting the wishes regarding married youngsters plus father and mothers who choose to reside with or close to one another for mutual supervision and also back up.
” MCPS offers key concern to families acquiring latest Housing and Development Board flats to live with or alongside their parents or married youngsters. In the Married Child Priority Scheme, 30% in regard to the latest flat source in the fully grown neighbourhood is reserved for first-timer households. For second-timer households, it is Threepercent,” it pointed out.
Aside from MCPS, the Govt has equally applied alternative schemes aimed at facilitating respective care and support within family units. These involve the MGPS, SPS as well as 3Gen apartments.
” Within our restricted flat stockpile, we furthermore need to handle the housing wishes coming from many other categories of Singaporeans, involving first-timer family units with little ones via the PPS, and even family members having 3 or even more youngsters by means of the Third Child Priority Scheme,” pointed out MND.
” Hence, we will be unfit to step up the scale of apartments set aside under the Married Child Priority Scheme at this time.”
With this, the ministry prompted flat buyers that like to live with or near their youngsters or father and mothers to think about acquiring a secondhand apartment, and avail of the PHG of right up to $30,000.
The ministry drafted the sentence in reply to MP Tin Pei Ling’s question on if the volume based on apartments underneath MCPS could be expanded for BTO properties in fully grown community.