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Another problem was the poor living conditions of the people. In Chinatown and Bukit Ho Swee, many families lived in slums. In other parts of Singapore, many families lived in wooden huts that had no modern sanitation.

The Housing and Development Board (HDB) was formed in February 1960 to build homes for the people. Today, many Singaporeans live in well-built HDB apartments.

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Written by victorkoo

1 January, 2009 at 1:00 pm

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