HDB blocks hitting ethnic quotas
Location of HDB blocks that have hit their ethnic quota from 2016 to 2021. (Source: Leong Chan-Hoong)
Ethnic clusters have formed in certain public housing estates despite the Ethnic Integration Policy, a study has found. The clusters are in areas where the quota for a particular ethnic group has been reached in HDB blocks.
The clusters form due to the differences in the purchasing power of the different races, the study noted. If left unchecked, this could be a cause for concern, experts said.
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