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Category Archive: HOUSING IN SINGAPORE

As passion for architecture and love for Singapore, I made own research about housing since 2009. I published as Singapore HDB History, Photos, Statistics and Floor Plans in Dec 2009, added BTO & DBSS list in Mar 2011, and 10+ more pages in 2012.

Jul 03

HDB blocks directory

I compiled HDB Database and since 2015 I offered it for sale in Excel format, being purchased by several real estate agencies as well as telecommunication and home insurance companies. The price is a bit too high for ordinary people who just need to view info about several blocks. Now you can search here your …

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Dec 24

HDB history and floor plan evolution 1930s – 2010s

This page shows floor plans of 100 most common HDB flat types and most representative layouts. Many other layouts exists, unique layouts with slanted rooms, as well as variations of the standard layouts, these usually have larger sizes. Looking for certain town or flat type? Use Ctrl+F to search within this page. Most searched floor plans: 1960s 3STD 3I …

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Dec 23

HDB price trends

HDB resale flat prices have been stabilized in 2015, dropping first 3 quarters and rising in the 4th quarter with only 0.2%. Let’s hope that prices won’t rise again too much. However, prices are rising in some towns while dropping in other towns. I compiled this: HDB Median Resale Prices by Town .XLS showing HDB price trends since …

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Dec 12

List of BTO projects

Advice: if you applied for a BTO and a good queue number, don’t apply via SBF hoping to get a better flat in better location and available sooner, the battle for each flat in SBF in mature towns is huge and you risk to remain homeless! Well, you can apply via SBF in Sembawang where application …

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Dec 10

List of SERS sites

Selective En-bloc Redevelopment Scheme was launched in 1995 to demolish old blocks and build new blocks in nearby location to house the affected residents. Note: this list is NOT a list of all demolished blocks. Demolition of Rental blocks started in 1980s. I believe that some owned flats were demolished too before SERS. For example Dawson estate …

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Dec 08

Database of landed housing

In 2016 2 people impressed by HDB and Condo databases created by me, asked me if I can create one more database of landed houses (street address, street number and postal code). So I created one for Woodgrove Estate in April 2017: Landed Housing Database SAMPLE .xls  If the Condo Database is made using web scraping …

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Dec 07

HDB Annual Reports 1927-present

KZ, one of the biggest fans of my website and hobbyist regarding HDB history, went 4 times to National Library and photoed all annual reports of SIT and HDB as well as other publications about HDB. He gave me the photos (just for me), the photo collection being a mess, I spent a great amount …

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Dec 06

HDB flat types and their sizes

Flat type abbreviation: STD = Standard, I = Improved, NG = New Generation, S = Simplified, A = Model A. Beware of people who abbreviate Standard as S instead of STD. 1960s-1970s flat types (refuse chute in kitchen) 1-Room Emergency (1960-?) – all demolished 2-Room Emergency (1960-?) – demolished except 5 blocks 1-Room Standard (1960-?) – no evidence if it …

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Dec 04

Database of HDB blocks in Excel format

The HDB Database involve collecting data from multiple sources, an original compilation Made by Teoalida. I offer 5 standard packages, containing block number, street address, building name, building type, building era, plus some specific details shown below. You can purchase a smaller package then pay the difference to a bigger package. For custom packages or additional data …

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Jul 08

Most beautiful HDB

I explored all estates of Singapore via Google Earth and screened several HDB blocks with distinctive architectural styles. The voting results may influence the future of apartments designed by me. Vote the most beautiful HDB blocks! Vote for best architectural style. DO NOT vote for tallest, newest, best location, etc. You can vote multiple images. …

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