When the urban poor renovate their homes on the sly
The illegal renovations are part of a larger pattern of indifference, driven by what appears to be a lack of options for the hard-core poor.
‘Lepak’, the great escape from the confines of low-cost housing units
Lacking the space for themselves at home, children take what they can get elsewhere instead.
Rental freeze for PPR flats extended to end-2022 as PM launches new housing scheme
The extension is expected to benefit some 50,000 residents.
Pandemic and lockdowns raise questions over future of housing for the poor
Experts say there should be no disparity in standards between social housing and houses on the private market.
Of parking spots and lives that are never enough
Life in a PPR is a life that is worth less than what residents are worthy of but just enough to keep them there.