Yahoo Poll: Should a minimum size be mandated for private apartments in Singapore?

Public and private apartment blocks in Singapore. (File photo: Reuters/Kevin Lam)

The Singapore authorities announced stricter guidelines on the maximum number of units in new blocks of private apartments and condos to tackle an excess of so-called “shoebox units” in the Republic.

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) say the rules are to encourage developers to provide a range of unit sizes to cater to diverse needs.

According to a report, URA had previously been faulted for not prescribing a minimum unit size.

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