Over 950k HDB households get U-Save & S&CC rebates in July 2024

Over 950k HDB households get U-Save & S&CC rebates in July 2024
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  1. Over 950,000 HDB households to benefit from U-Save and S&CC rebates in July 2024.
  2. Rebates are part of the GST Voucher scheme and the Assurance Package, no action required.
  3. Objective is to support households with their utility bills and living costs.

Big relief is on the way for HDB residents with the upcoming rebate distribution.

Financial Support for Household Utilities

According to the Ministry of Finance (MOF), in July 2024, more than 950,000 HDB households will receive U-Save and S&CC rebates.

These rebates are part of ongoing efforts to ease cost-of-living pressures for Singaporeans.

Eligible residents in 1- and 2-room flats will see their utility bills covered for about 8 months.

Those living in 3- and 4-room flats will receive about 4 months’ coverage of utility bills.

Here are some key points to note:

  • Rebates will be credited directly to utility and S&CC accounts, no action needed.
  • Eligible households will receive up to $950 in U-Save rebates in FY2024.
  • Up to 4 months of S&CC rebates will be given out over the financial year.

Improved Rebate Schemes

Under the U-Save rebate scheme, households will benefit from the extra support provided.

This will help ease the money worries, especially during these times of rising prices.

Throughout FY2024, the rebates will be given out in four parts: April, July, October, and January.

A special, one-off Budget 2024 S&CC Rebate will also cover 0.5 months of S&CC in January 2025.

Take a look at this quick table for a clear overview:

Rebate TypeAmount/Duration
U-Save RebatesUp to $950
Coverage for 1- and 2-room Flats~8 months of utility bills
Coverage for 3- and 4-room Flats~4 months of utility bills
S&CC Rebates (FY2024)Up to 4 months

Easing the Cost of Living

The MOF stated, More than 950,000 Singaporean households living in HDB flats will benefit….

These steps show the government’s promise to help lower to middle-income families.

Using the GSTV scheme and AP, the government helps manage households’ expenses.

With the rising cost of utilities, these rebates play a key role in budget relief.

Conclusion

The coming rebates will provide much-needed help for dealing with rising costs.

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