Public housing to be built on part of Dover Forest; rest to be kept as nature park for now: Desmond Lee

Public housing to be built on part of Dover Forest; rest to be kept as nature park for now: Desmond Lee

30/7/2021 12:08:00 AM

Public housing to be built on part of Dover Forest; rest to be kept as nature park for now: Desmond Lee

SINGAPORE — Months after Singaporeans hotly debated the preservation of forests here, the Housing and Development Board (HDB) announced early on Friday (July 30) morning that it will be using about one-third of the Dover Forest in Ulu Pandan for public housing in line with the nation’s long-term master plan.

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Can just not touch the western side of the forest? No need to make it into a nature park wtf just let it be What about the 17 golf courses in Singapore. When are we redeveloping those? AT A GLANCE: Ulu Pandan's development plan The eastern portion of Dover Forest will be used for a public housing estate from the second half of 2022, while the western portion will be retained for a nature park. Find out more:

With current low birth rate, I don’t see why we need more public housing. It’s more than enough. Unless government is lying to the people and still going ahead with the plan of 10 millions population. Why not build upwards? Save the forest. For now. Good lah. When animals start visiting your homes don't kpkb n call pest control hor!

Sigh, so much for the Singapore Green Plan. Weeping for the countless creatures who will die as a result of this 😢

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