Rejuvenating Our Estates

To enhance the overall living environment, HDB refreshes and revitalises your home and neighbourhood through a series of upgrading programmes, making your home a more pleasant and convenient one.

Across Towns

Remaking our Heartland (ROH)

The ROH programme aims to transform the heartlands into distinctive and endearing homes for Singaporeans. Punggol, Dawson and Yishun were the first heartland towns selected in 2007 to undergo ROH, followed by East Coast, Hougang and Jurong Lake in 2011.

Woodlands, Toa Payoh and Pasir Ris are the latest batch of towns selected to be renewed under the ROH programme in 2015. The renewal plans will focus on strengthening the character, community, and connectivity of each town.

  • Character – The proposals will build on the unique character and distinct features of each town to strengthen its identity.
  • Community – They will enhance community spaces and facilities to bring residents together through recreational and community activities.
  • Connectivity – The plans will improve connectivity networks in the towns, to enhance the walking and cycling experiences for residents.

Find out more about the ROH plans here.

Within the Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood Renewal Programme (NRP)

The NRP focuses on enhancing your block and precinct. With each NRP project spanning two or more precincts, improvements can be done with better coordination and integration across neighbouring precincts, providing a greater variety of enhancements to meet the needs of residents. 

Under the NRP, you can enjoy enhancements such as new letterboxes and residents’ corners, drop-off porches, covered linkways, 3-generation (3G) playgrounds and fitness corners.

Find out more about the NRP here.

Lift Upgrading Programme (LUP)

The LUP upgrades lift services to achieve direct lift access on every floor where feasible, increasing convenience for residents. Examples of LUP works include the upgrading of existing lifts, providing a lift landing on every floor and adding new lifts and lift shafts.

Find out more about the LUP here.

Revitalisation of Shops (ROS) Scheme

Apart from enhancing our neighbourhood, we are also partnering the community to revitalise heartland shops. The ROS scheme helps HDB retailers to increase the vibrancy and competitiveness of HDB shops. It was enhanced in 2016 to provide even more funding support to help our HDB shops transform.

Find out more about the ROS scheme here.

Within the Flat

Home Improvement Programme (HIP)

The HIP helps residents deal with common maintenance problems in ageing flats, such as spalling concrete and ceiling leaks.

The HIP includes:

  • Essential improvements e.g. replacement of cast iron waste/soil/vent pipes, repair of spalling concrete and/or structural cracks, replacement of pipe socket clothes drying system and upgrading of electrical supply.
  • Optional improvements e.g. toilet upgrading and replacement of refuse hopper.

Find out more about the HIP here.

Enhancement for Active Seniors (EASE)

EASE serves to enhance the safety, mobility and comfort of seniors living in HDB flats, through the installation of items such as grab bars, slip-resistant treatment to toilet floor tiles, and detachable ramps.

EASE is offered as part of the HIP since 2012.  If you wish to get your EASE improvement items earlier without having to wait for the HIP, or if your block does not qualify for HIP, you can opt for EASE (Direct Application) subject to eligibility conditions.

Find out more about the EASE programme here.