What Is Enhanced CPF Housing Grant?

Can I use HDB grant for downpayment?

Firstly, the grant amount is credited directly to your CPF Ordinary Account, so you don’t get it as cash.

You can’t use it, for example, to pay your monthly loan instalments or to reduce your minimum cash downpayment (if you’re taking a home loan from the bank)..

Who is eligible for CPF Housing Grant?

Find out the CPF housing grants you may be eligible for, if you are a first-timer who is 21 years old or above, and married to a non-citizen. If you are buying a resale flat to live near or together with your parents, you can also apply for the Proximity Housing Grant.

Do you pay back housing grant?

Do we need to pay back CPF Housing Grant? Yes. When you sell your HDB home, you need to return CPF funds used for the flat, including HDB Grant plus interest into your CPF account.

How do I qualify for HDB Grant?

To qualify, monthly household income capped at $14,000 (or $21,000 for extended family applicants). Enhanced Housing Grant (EHG) up to $80,000. To qualify, the average gross monthly household income for the 12 months prior to flat application date must be within $9,000.

Who is eligible for HDB Grant?

HDB flat eligibility: Both new (BTO/sale of balance) and resale flats are eligible. For resale flats, the remaining lease must be at least 30 years. Grant amount: From $5,000 to $80,000. The grant amount is inversely proportionate to your household income, so the less you earn, the more you get.

How long does it take to approve HDB Grant?

within 2 weeksHDB will grant an approval for the resale, typically within 2 weeks after the sellers and buyers have endorsed on the documents prepared by the HDB. HDB will grant an approval for the resale, typically within 2 weeks after the sellers and buyers have endorsed on the documents prepared by the HDB.

How do I get a first time home buyer grant?

You can apply for the First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) scheme (FHOG) through your bank or financial institution when you arrange finance to buy your home. If you’ve already completed the purchase process or construction has commenced, you can send your application straight to us.

Can I use all my CPF to buy HDB flat?

The rest of the available CPF OA balance must be used to pay for the flat purchase. You can use your CPF OA savings (including CPF Housing Grant if eligible) to make the initial payment up to 20%. If your CPF savings is insufficient, the balance is to be paid in cash.

What is enhanced housing grant?

If you are applying for a flat as a first-timer household, you may be eligible for the Enhanced CPF Housing Grant (EHG). Your average gross monthly household income for the months worked during the 12 months before your flat application must not exceed $9,000.