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How do I change my tenancy agreement?

How do I change my tenancy agreement?

Changing the tenancy agreement A tenancy agreement can normally only be changed if both you and your landlord agree. If you both agree, the change should be recorded in writing, either by drawing up a new written document setting out the terms of the tenancy or by amending the existing written tenancy agreement.

How do I remove a tenant from HDB?

Deletion of occupiers You can remove existing occupier/s if the remaining occupier/s qualify to retain the rental flat under our prevailing policy. You can submit your request by approaching the HDB Branch.

How do I check my HDB tenant registration?

Flat owners can print the HDB’s confirmation letter, after logging in with Singpass at, via Renting Out of Bedroom(s) > Enquiry on Tenants. Alternatively, flat owners may use our ‘Enquiry on Authorised Tenants’ e-Service to assure their tenants that they have been registered with HDB.

Can I sublet my HDB flat?

Your tenant is not allowed to sublet the rooms in the HDB flat he/she rents. If they do, or flout any law while living in your flat, the HDB flat owner may be held liable.

What happens if one person wants to leave a joint tenancy?

If you’re joint tenants and you both want to leave, either you or your ex-partner can end the tenancy by giving notice. You’ll both need to move out. If you’ve agreed one of you plans to stay, it’s usually best to explain this to your landlord and ask them to update the tenancy agreement.

What happens if one person leaves a joint tenancy?

If one of your housemates leaves the tenancy you and your other tenants may end up paying the missing rent if your tenancy agreement states that you are “jointly and severally liable”. If you are not jointly and severally liable, the landlord will have to pursue the absent tenant for any unpaid rent.

How can I check my HDB status?

My HDBPage is a personalised portal where you can view your transactions, correspondence, and details with HDB at a glance. For example, you can check the status of your flat and Housing Loan Eligibility (HLE) letter application. You need your Singpass to log in to My HDBPage.

How do I update my tenant in HDB?

You can register the rental online and update registration details at My HDBPage (log in using your Singpass and go to: My Flat > Purchased Flat > Renting Out) via the following e-Services: Commencement of renting out bedrooms. Termination of renting out bedrooms.

How do I check my HDB remaining lease?

To check the remaining lease of your HDB flat, you need to visit HDB website and go to resale HDB, then resale statistics. For many first-time property owners in Singapore, whether local resident or foreign, the most common choice is HDB flats. HDB stands for Housing Development Board.

What is the minimum rental period for HDB?

6 months
Rental period You must rent an HDB flat/ bedroom for at least 6 months. Owners can apply to rent out flat/ bedrooms for a maximum period of 3 years per application if their tenants are all Singaporeans or Malaysians.

Can I rent my HDB and stay in condo?

If you own a HDB and a condo, you can rent out either one or stay in both properties. By renting out your HDB, you will also be able to enjoy a positive cash flow every month after deducting the mortgage!

What should I do if my subtenant changes?

If there is any change in the subtenant /or subtenant’s trade, the existing tenant must submit a fresh application to seek HDB’s prior written approval. The existing tenant shall not rent out more than 50% of the total trading area.

How long does it take to get change of tenant from HDB?

Apply for a change of tenant if you are renting a flat directly from HDB. This form may take you about 10 minutes to complete. Please read the Privacy Statement and Terms of Use before proceeding further. You will need the following information to complete this form:

Can a HDB reject an application as a partner?

If you are making any application as a partner of the existing tenant, you confirm that you have obtained the prior authorisation and consent of all other Partners. Where inaccurate information relating to your application is provided to HDB, HDB may reject/ cancel your application.

Do you need HDB approval to rent out a flat?

Flat owners are required to obtain HDB’s approval to rent out the whole flat or bedroom. Only authorised tenants in HDB’s records are allowed to stay in the flat. You must provide the FIN/NRIC number of the person renting the flat or bedroom, the person’s date of birth and the address of the flat, to enquire if the person is an authorised tenant.