HDB a compassionate developer despite being the largest housing developer here

Bedok South HDB estate at dusk, taken on 2 June 2013.

The minister highlighted three examples in his blog on on Friday of how the agency exercised good judgement, particularly when young children were involved. "Whenever an unexpected family tragedy comes to our attention, HDB officers, together with the local grassroots leaders, will immediately visit the bereaved family to find out how we can be of help," he wrote.

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