800,000 HDB households to receive utilities rebates in January

The Ministry of Finance announced on Friday (Jan 1) that over 800,000 Singaporean HDB households will receive the next instalment of the GST Voucher - Utilities-Save (U-Save) rebates in January.

The rebate will help those living in 1- and 2-room HDB flats to offset on average about three to four months of utilities bills every year.

For those living in 3- to 4-room HDB flats, the rebate will help to offset about 1 to 2 months of utilities bills on average.

The GST Voucher - U-Save rebate, distributed every quarter, is part of the permanent GST Voucher scheme designed to help lower- and middle-income Singaporean households with their living expenses.

Eligible Singaporean households will each receive a GST Voucher - U-Save of up to $65, depending on their HDB flat type in January.

For more information, call SP Services at 6671 7117, email spservices@singaporepower.com.sg or visit www.gstvoucher.gov.sg.