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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 12:03 pm

One must be sure! :wink:

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Postby sxr » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 1:39 pm

With all these restrictions in place on renting a HDB, I now have another question.

Am I allowed to stay in my friends/relatives HDB houses temporarily. I am not going to rent in, I am going to stay (with valid travel documents). Is it legal.

I understand that I cannot seek professional legal advice in this forum, but your thoughts will help me . .

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 2:13 pm

I reckon that depends on your definition of temporary. Standard 30 day SVP, probably not a big deal. Doing visa runs to Malaysia and staying there for 6 months, might be a different story.

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Postby taxico » Wed, 16 Jan 2013 12:03 am

sxr wrote:...Am I allowed to stay in my friends/relatives HDB houses temporarily. I am not going to rent in, I am going to stay (with valid travel documents). Is it legal.

I understand that I cannot seek professional legal advice in this forum, but your thoughts will help me . .


IMO i think it's fine, especially if they are bona fide relatives (not some fifth cousin's wife's niece's god-aunt's flat) and this is on a temporary basis with no payment of rent...

seeking "professional advice" of any sort on any forum is generally not a good idea. you can attempt to seek "professional legal advice" here but you might get "not so professional" results.

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Postby AndrewV » Thu, 17 Jan 2013 10:19 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:One must be sure! :wink:

SMS any reply form HDB on this?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 17 Jan 2013 10:25 am

Nothing as of yet. I think they are probably trying to figure out which way to screw us further before answering. :(

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Postby AndrewV » Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:16 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Nothing as of yet. I think they are probably trying to figure out which way to screw us further before answering. :(

no point waiting for a email reply, best is to call them

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Postby SV1231 » Wed, 06 Feb 2013 1:19 pm

My 2 cents wld be:
Don't assume what you can get or can't get..
I have narrated my story earlier as well..
I live in a 3 Bedroom (4 room in Singapore Parlance) & Aircon, Dining table, Washing machine & other stuff provided by the landlord.. It is partially furnished..
The locality is Sembawang, admiralty link to be precise..
My rental is 1850.. and I pay SP services about $110 every month.. I use a/c for at least 8 hours a day..
So do validate all your assumptions & check for yourself..
Good Luck!!
In the Long Run We Are All Dead


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