Posts Tagged ‘housing’

LKY on HDB.  CNA, with video: Former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew said public housing has to keep up with the rising aspirations of Singaporeans and that the facilities and design of older estates should also not fall behind newer ones. … I started this campaign 50 years ago in the 1960s, I saw Hong […]

Lee Kuan Yew on public housing. AsiaOne, with full transcript of speech: Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew observed that Singaporeans took great pride in their homes and knew that their HDB flats are valuable. He said at the launch of the Tanjong Pagar Town Council’s Five-Year Masterplan and the opening of the Active, Beautiful, Clean […]

Lee Kuan Yew thinks there are and will be no HDB property bubbles.  AsiaOne, with video: “85% of Singaporeans are living in HDB flats and we intend to keep the values of these homes up. It will never go down,” said MM Lee. The MP for Tanjong Pagar said that home renewal and refurbishing programmes […]

Lee Kuan Yew at the International Housing Conference 2010.  CNA: Mr Lee said over the next five years, the intake of foreigners will slow down but that means Singaporeans will have to increase their productivity. Going further, dialogue moderator Professor Tommy Koh asked if more could be done to integrate those already here, in much […]

Lee Kuan Yew on public housing in Singapore.  CNA, with video: SINGAPORE: Public flats will continue to appreciate in value as long as the Singapore economy continues to grow. And with limited space, the future of public housing looks set to go up – with more skyscraper flats to be built. … He said: “The […]