Rent HDB under Social Visit Pass is LEGAL?

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Rent HDB under Social Visit Pass is LEGAL?

Post by urthebest88 » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 9:28 am

Me and some of my friend will like to stay a bit longer in singapore under Social Visit Pass, just want to know that is that Legal for us to rent temporary HDB or condo to stay during our stay?

Maybe we would like to rent a whole units, is legal right?

Thank you so much for the information provided... Thanks

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Re: Rent HDB under Social Visit Pass is LEGAL?

Post by carlsum1986 » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 9:36 am

urthebest88 wrote:Me and some of my friend will like to stay a bit longer in singapore under Social Visit Pass, just want to know that is that Legal for us to rent temporary HDB or condo to stay during our stay?

Maybe we would like to rent a whole units, is legal right?

Thank you so much for the information provided... Thanks
I dont think it is legal.
There is one problem though, the owner of the HDB will need some sort of long term visa or employment pass to enable him/her to register your details with HDB and to inform them that you are living in the unit.

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Post by Mad Scientist » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 10:04 am

Nope . it is illegal

Only EP holder , SPR and Sger can rent HDB house. Private condos too.

The only way is budget Service Apartment like YMCA or YWCA or back packers hotel

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 10:22 am

Agreed MS. I replied to the other thread then saw this one. Have copied my reply here and deleted the other thread.

No. You cannot rent an HDB, either in part or in total.

http://www.hdb.gov.sg/fi10/fi10323p.nsf ... enDocument
Eligiblity Conditions : Subtenants

Citizenship
Subtenants must be :
a. Singapore citizens; or
b. Singapore permanent residents; or
c. Non-citizens legally residing in Singapore [holders of Employment Passes, S Passes, Work Permits*, Student Passes, Dependant Passes, Professional Visit Passes, Long Term Social Visit Passes (6 months and above)].
*Construction workers who are Work Permit holders should be Malaysians.
Agreed MS. I replied to the other thread then saw this one. Have copied my reply here and deleted the other thread.
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Post by carlsum1986 » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 11:42 am

Mad Scientist wrote:Nope . it is illegal

Only EP holder , SPR and Sger can rent HDB house. Private condos too.

The only way is budget Service Apartment like YMCA or YWCA or back packers hotel

BTW PLEASE DO NOT POST MULTIPLE THREAD
do private condos need registration like hdb with the hdb authority?

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Post by AngelJoy » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 1:38 pm

you may try private condo.they may provide short-term lease.
not sure about it though.

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Post by ksl » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 2:19 pm

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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 3:17 pm

AngelJoy wrote:you may try private condo.they may provide short-term lease.
not sure about it though.
If they do, it will be illegal. Except for temporary stays, landlords need evidence of the right to live in Singapore.

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Post by Mad Scientist » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 4:17 pm

AngelJoy wrote:you may try private condo.they may provide short-term lease.
not sure about it though.
If you care to read my post as I have already stated clearly
Which part is it not comprehensible to your human eyes :shock: :o
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Post by AngelJoy » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 4:39 pm

Mad Scientist wrote:
AngelJoy wrote:you may try private condo.they may provide short-term lease.
not sure about it though.
If you care to read my post as I have already stated clearly
Which part is it not comprehensible to your human eyes :shock: :o
tbh i didnt really read the whole post and i just gave out the suggestion directly which as i stated"not sure though"
i used the word"may"which means not sure if it works out or not.

my eyes are perfectly fine so thanks for your concern.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 5:40 pm

That's the problem here. People just don't bother or are too lazy to check out the thread so end up look like polly parrot. :-|

I even do it myself occasionally when I should be sleeping!
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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 5:46 pm

AngelJoy wrote:
Mad Scientist wrote:
AngelJoy wrote:you may try private condo.they may provide short-term lease.
not sure about it though.
If you care to read my post as I have already stated clearly
Which part is it not comprehensible to your human eyes :shock: :o
tbh i didnt really read the whole post and i just gave out the suggestion directly which as i stated"not sure though"
i used the word"may"which means not sure if it works out or not.

my eyes are perfectly fine so thanks for your concern.
AngelJoy, we try to provide factual information here, and always strive to stay on the legal side of things.

When you say, "you may try private condo", it is easy for a person to assume that what you have written is the way to do things, because they don't know otherwise.

And indeed, a person might well find someone willing to rent them a room, under the radar. But it is illegal, and not something we would suggest here.

Even if the OP goes to a roommates website, http://www...com.sg/, the landlords are required by law to ensure that the tenant is legally here, or they face penalties.

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Post by Mad Scientist » Tue, 14 Sep 2010 4:35 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:That's the problem here. People just don't bother or are too lazy to check out the thread so end up look like polly parrot. :-|

I even do it myself occasionally when I should be sleeping!
Ah...... I thought you never sleep or always sleepwalking :shock:
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 14 Sep 2010 6:52 am

MS, that makes two of us! Looking at your timestamps on some of your posts, I often wonder if you sleep either. Then I remember we are about 3 or 4 hours different. (I only get around 4.5 hours a night anyway. As we get older we don't seem to need as much. :wink:
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 14 Sep 2010 6:53 am

Boy, was that last sentence a loaded one! :oops:
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