The vast majority (more than 80%) of Singaporeans live in public housing. These homes are located in housing estates, where most are developed neighbourhoods with schools, supermarkets, clinics, food centres and recreational facilities. Popular neighbourhood estates include names like Ang Mo Kio Town, Toa Payoh, Clementi, Yishun, Bishan, Hougang, Simei, Woodlands, Punggol, Bukit Batok, Tampines and others to the name. In short, they are called HDB.

There is a wide range of hostels and accommodation available for foreign students in Singapore. Students can approach IndAus for assistance in locating a suitable place to stay in Singapore. Ind Aus assist the students' accommodation in accordance to their budget and requirements. Depending on the locality and room type, rental rates range from $200 to $500 per month.