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dc.titleHDB'S HOUSING POLICIES FOR MATURE VS NON-MATURE ESTATES AND ITS POSSIBLE EFFECTS ON GENTRIFICATION
dc.contributor.authorPUA YI SIN
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-30T09:06:26Z
dc.date.accessioned2022-04-22T17:11:10Z
dc.date.available2019-09-26T14:13:56Z
dc.date.available2022-04-22T17:11:10Z
dc.date.issued2018-04-30
dc.identifier.citationPUA YI SIN (2018-04-30). HDB'S HOUSING POLICIES FOR MATURE VS NON-MATURE ESTATES AND ITS POSSIBLE EFFECTS ON GENTRIFICATION. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/220526
dc.description.abstractHDB housing policy in the past two decades have created a unique situation for the Singapore housing market. The Build-to-Order scheme, rising prices followed by the introduction of CPF grants for new home buyers and most importantly the dichotomy of Mature and Non-Mature Towns/Estates have essentially segmented the supply of HDB flats to match varying income levels. The net effect of the policies funnel lower-income households to Non-Mature Estates, while high prices make homes in Mature Estates accessible only by the affluent. From a review of the current body of works regarding gentrification, it would appear that the current housing climate in Singapore aids the gentrifying of Mature Towns/Estates. This dissertation seeks to analyse readily available population demographic and income data in order to identify signs of gentrification occurring in 4 Mature Estates in Singapore which have seen flats launched at high prices in recent years: Ang Mo Kio, Clementi, Queenstown and Toa Payoh. The study then concludes in a rejection of the null hypothesis as the data does not show significant signs of neighbourhood class change or displacement of lower-income households. However, it serves as a starting point for investigating the ever-rampant phenomenon of gentrification in this city-state.
dc.language.isoen
dc.sourcehttps://lib.sde.nus.edu.sg/dspace/handle/sde/4155
dc.subjectHDB
dc.subjectMature Estates
dc.subjectNon-Mature Estates
dc.subjectGentrification
dc.subjectHousing Policy
dc.subjectDepartment of Real Estate
dc.subjectReal Estate
dc.subjectRE
dc.subjectLiao Wen Chi
dc.subject2017/2018 RE
dc.typeDissertation
dc.contributor.departmentREAL ESTATE
dc.contributor.supervisorLIAO WEN CHI
dc.description.degreeBachelor's
dc.description.degreeconferredBACHELOR OF SCIENCE (REAL ESTATE)
dc.embargo.terms2018-06-05
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