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Useful information for single unmarried mothers in Singapore

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HDB

Single unmarried parents cannot form a family nucleus with their child born out of wedlock.

To qualify for new housing, you have to qualify under one of the schemes:

Flat Purchase Schemes for Single Unmarried Parents 3-room
4-room
5-room
DBSS EC 2-room flexi Resale flat
Public Scheme

  • ≥21 years old
  • Apply with parents and siblings
Single Singapore Citizen Scheme

  • Single applicant
  • Unmarried or divorced: ≥35 years old
  • Based on our experience, some unmarried mothers have successfully appealed for a 2-room flexi before turning 35 years old. You are encouraged to appeal directly through HDB. 
Joint Singles Scheme

  • 2-4 Singaporean citizen co-applicants
  • Unmarried or divorced: ≥35 years old
Conversion Scheme

  • Buy 2 adjoining 3-4 room or smaller flats
  • ≥21 years old
  • Apply with parents and siblings

HDB Priority Schemes and Housing Grants

Detailed information

HDB Housing Grants

Detailed information