Rent Singapore Landlord Allegedly Kicks Tenant Out Only To List Property 40% Higher: Here’s The Breakdown

  • May 3, 2022
  • 7 min read
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Ryan J

Ryan is an old school print journalist gone digital. He's lived in almost every type of housing in Singapore, from flats to landed homes. Over the past 18 years, he's been a content developer for companies large and small, a co-founder in an education business, and sometimes a voice on the radio. He also spends too much time and money on painting little plastic soldiers.

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Eduard Chong
Eduard Chong

I am 70 years old. I face the same problem. But could not do anything except take up civil suit.
There must be a law to safe guard all these. You can contact me at 93555888

Sunil
Sunil

why would rentals go up with border being re-opened ? lol

Rowena
Rowena

I had a rich landord who owned the entire building in Handy Road, prime location who refused to return a fair deposit. Landlord is just a PR in Singapore native of Hong Kong who dares to play such underhanded tactics as well. Refused to mediate and left me high and dry. Claimed that he needed to replace the three pin sockets in the entire apartment as some after four years tenancy had their red light fused to signify the socket was on. Each socket is fully replaceable even thou there is electric current and the sockets are functional. Aparently this… Read more »

Mav
Mav

Its all Greed, nothing more nothing less

Stacked Homes
Stacked Homes

Thanks for sharing your experiences with us, sorry to hear that you had to go through something like this!

John G.
John G.

There are both tenant and landlord nightmare stories, yes. But landlord is generally in better positions. There is rental deposit. There are laws that generally protecting landlord. There are tenant’s profile and screening by the agent. How many times did tenant get the landlord’s profile? How many time tenant get to meet with the landlord (if renting the whole unit) before moving in.

Stacked Homes
Stacked Homes

In Singapore, landlords are in a better position. Especially since many who rent are foreigners and may not have much recourse if they have to leave.

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