HDB receives 15,832 applications for 7,862 BTO flats within 1 day of launch

More than 2 applications for each flat on average.

Tanya Ong | August 13, 2020, 04:12 PM

On Aug. 12, HDB launched 7,862 flats for sale.

The BTO exercise involves flats located in the non-mature estates of Choa Chu Kang, Tengah, Woodlands and mature estates Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Geylang, Pasir Ris, and Tampines.

Applications so far

Within a day, HDB received over 15,000 applications for these flats.

The data for the number of flat applications thus far, as well as the supply was made available on Thursday (Aug. 13).

The application period is one week long, from Aug. 12 to 18, 2020. The number of applications received is also updated at 8am, 11am, 2pm and 5pm daily.

Here's the full table of numbers as of Aug. 13, 2pm, for three-room and larger flats:

Via HDB website.

Via HDB website.

Projects that are particularly popular include Dakota One, located in Geylang, with 2,272 applicants for 334 four-room flats.

Five-room flats in Ang Mo Kio are also popular, with over 1,000 applicants applying for 140 units.

Four-room and five-room flats in Woodlands have also seen over 1,700 applicants in a single day.

Many of the applicants in mature estates are not first-time applicants.

In total, 13,864 applicants have applied for 6,041 units involving three-room or larger units.

Here's the number of applications received for two-room flexi flats:

Via HDB website.

The final update on the total number of applications received will be on Aug. 19 at 2.00pm, after application closes at midnight on Aug. 18.

On Aug. 13, HDB also put out a Facebook post with a nifty infographic collating the starting prices of the BTOs across different estates, excluding grants:

The next BTO launch will take place in November 2020.

There will be around 5,700 BTO flats being offered in Bishan, Sembawang, Tampines, Tengah and Toa Payoh.

Top photo via HDB.