The Housing Board (HDB) recently announced new occupancy caps for flats rented out on the open market (HDB lowers cap on number of tenants allowed in flats
; Feb 2).
The new rules bring down the maximum number of persons who may live in four-room and larger flats from nine to six, in line with the limit for three-room flats. The cap for one-and two-room flats remains at four persons.
These changes may come as a relief to those who are concerned about noise and the sharing of public spaces when their neighbours' properties are overcrowded.
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