The People need Housings to get married to have Children. Let get the Basics right.
Build many cheap business spaces for the population to build their business to lower the price. As your population grows, many business spaces are needed. Build commercial spaces like Coffee Shop (for medium food stalls), Factory Spaces (to build factories), Hawker Centres (for small food stalls), Small to Medium to Big Shop Units (to sell goods), Workshops (for production business), Shopping Malls (for shopping shops & supermart), ... Before building business spaces, you need to get your infrastructure right. This is because business spaces need electricity, gas, water to run their businesses. So you need to lay electricity cables, gas & water pipes from power/gas/water plants to the business spaces.
Build many cheap public housing to lower the price of housing. As your population grows, many cheap public housing are needed.
The main bulk of business costs. And the biggest business monthly loan or rental cash outflow. Reduce business space rental cost make businesses more profitable, thereby business operations expand faster. This means more jobs creation and higher salary for employees as employers have more to pay. The best way to lower the cost of business space rental is to increase the supply of business space rental. (Economics. The supply & demand determine the price.) 28/01/2011. There is a worrying trend that people redirect the investments from housing properties to commercial properties. The me Cstan98 thinks the same government measures to make housing properties cheap should be applied on commercial properties. This is because business space rental costs should be cheap to make businesses more profitable. Do not let inverstors inflate the prices of both commercial & housing properties.
Housing, the main bulk of marriage costs. And the biggest family monthly loan cash outflow. Reduce housing costs increase money for food & children education. This reduces marriage money quarrels. The best way to lower the cost of housing is to increase the supply of housing. (Economics. The supply & demand determine the price.) The supply of cheap small housing should out strip population growth demand to lower housing prices. For example, in Singapore, when her population grows from 2 millions to 4 millions. The 3 rooms HDB flats become the price of 5 rooms HDB flats (1980 prices). To solve, LKY Singapore Government should encourage married Couples to mortgage loan 1 room or 2 rooms HDB flats. After they save enough, then upgrade to 3 rooms or 5 rooms HDB flats. LKY Singapore Government can help to lower 1 room or 2 rooms HDB flats prices by building & releasing more of these kinds of flats to the public. For the poor, they can rent instead of buy. Year 2011 is no longer the same situation as year 2000. Year 2000 a 3 rooms HDB flat costs $135,000 . Now year 2011. A 3 rooms HDB flats cost $270,000 . 100% double. The Singapore population needs to lower their housing expectation, that they cannot live in large HDB flats like their parents because Singapore land is limited & the population is increasing rapidly because of her right track Sage-King Government.