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Govt to tweak Interim Rental Housing scheme

The government has tweaked the Interim Rental Housing (IRH) scheme to better help needy families with temporary housing at subsidised rates, while they work out a more permanent solution. National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan said it will exercise greater oversight of the scheme to ensure that the private operators managing the scheme serve Singaporean families first. He said in his blog on Friday...

1,318 families benefit from Interim Rental Housing scheme

Singapore's National Development Ministry said 1,318 families have benefited from the Interim Rental Housing scheme as of end-October. The scheme was introduced in January 2009 to help families in financial hardship find temporary accommodation while waiting for permanent housing solutions. Tenants pay about S$300 to S$400 monthly for a room, including utilities and service and conservancy charges, in a...

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