Tag: divorce

What happens to the HDB flat in a divorce or separation?

A total of 7,623 marriages ended in divorce or annulment in 2019, according to latest figures by Singstat. That’s 3 divorces out of every 10 marriages, which means a significant number of ex-couples each year have to go through the unpleasantries of dividing matrimonial assets, in addition to the breakup. And for many Singaporeans, a…

Your BTO breakup will cost you up to $78k

This article first appeared on Seedly and is part of a content syndication agreement between 99.co and Seedly.   Breakups suck, but you know what’s worse? Breaking up when you and your partner have already balloted for a BTO flat. While I’ve shared my experience with regard to the nuances of getting your BTO, as well…

Divorcees HDB punish

How HDB punishes divorcees in Singapore

Over the years, the Housing & Development Board (HDB) has been relaxing the rules against divorcees buying flats. Actually, the intention for these rules isn’t really to “punish” them at all. Rather, HDB’s intent is to stop the occasional schemer from gaming the system (there are some people who get divorced on paper, just so…

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