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Thousands of families living in public rental flats have became HDB homeowners in recent years. This highlights that it is possible to upgrade from renting a public rental flat to owning an HDB property.

Those currently living in HDB rental flats can lean on two main assistance schemes:

- Enhanced CPF Housing Grants (EHG)
- Fresh Start Housing Scheme (Fresh Start).

Check out our guide to upgrading from an HDB rental flat to owning an HDB flat: https://www.propertyguru.com.sg/property-guides/rental-flat-upgrade-to-buy-hdb-flat-45481

Hope this answers your question.

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Team PropertyGuru