- Since Jan 1, non-Malaysian work permit holders from the manufacturing sector are no longer eligible to rent a whole Housing Board flat, and can only rent rooms.
- Those currently renting can stay on until their existing subletting approvals expire.
- Since Nov 7, 2006, non-Malaysian work permit holders from the construction sector have not been able to sublet HDB flats or rooms. This was extended to the marine and process sectors from May 1, 2015.
- Now, only non-Malaysian work permit holders in the service sector can rent whole flats.
24th January 2017
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