HDB Rental

Has anyone rented a flat with HDB while waiting for their BTO? Could you share your thoughts/ experience on the rental flat? My husband and I are thinking of renting with HDB while waiting for the completion of our BTO in 2-3 years time as we have a baby and we need privacy and space for our little family. Currently residing with in-laws.
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We did that many years ago. It wasnt the best experience as the flat was literally bare, unfurnished and the floors were in bad condition. Still we did some very simple reno and lived there for about
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I'm renting from HDB now while waiting for my bto. Currently 38 weeks. Ours pretty good location but it's really old and has no lift. Hence would suggest to ballot and you can do some site reece befo
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Wow so lucky! Thanks for sharing 😌
Me. Our q no. was pretttty far like say available units are 34 but our q.no was like i think 26 if I'm not wrong. So for some reason, we were no. 3 or 4 for our selection unit appt in the morning but
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I'm renting a 3 room unit now for temporary. I would say location is important
Which area are you renting? Did you get it the first time you ballot?
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Depending on the estate, queues to rent HDB are pretty long. Might take 6 months to 3 years...