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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Getting a flat in new affordable housing project in Beijing like winning a lottery

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:07am by CELINE SUN; LANGI CHIANG

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing and Langi Chiang The city's latest affordable housing scheme leaves more than 140,000 applicants vying for just 2,000 homes in an outer district Buying ... are permanent residents of Beijing without a flat and those already enrolled for a unit in other government-subsidised affordable housing. The project, called Royal Scenery, is part of a broad plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1434747/getting-flat-new-affordable-housing-project-beijing-winning
  2. News - Hong Kong

    PLA sites not for housing, says security chief Lai Tung-kwok

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 04:01pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... into residential housing. There have been suggestions that some idle or underused military sites should be rezoned for “community use” or the building of residential flats amid the current housing ... that it was eyeing one military site for housing. In February, Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po said the government was “working on” an idea for turning a PLA barracks in Kowloon Tong into a luxury ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1327913/pla-sites-not-housing-says-security-chief-lai-tung-kwok
  3. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Affordable New York office space is going fast

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York While smaller and older buildings are filling up, supply of the most expensive space is growing Affordable New York office space is going fast The surge in office demand from New York's technology, media and fashion companies is rapidly depleting the supply of affordable space in the city, especially in lower Manhattan, according to brokerage Studley. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1483021/affordable-new-york-office-space-going-fast
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Deliver flats at affordable prices

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Deliver flats at affordable prices There is no magic solution to the housing shortage in Hong Kong. Yet expectations have been raised ever since Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying pledged in his manifesto to provide more affordable housing. The stakes were raised even higher when the government committed to deliver 470,000 flats over the next decade, 40 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1438911/deliver-flats-affordable-prices
  5. Business - China Business - LISTINGS

    China Saite to focus on affordable housing on mainland

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 03:28am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com China Saite focuses on affordable housing China Saite Group, a Jiangsu-based provider of steel structures and prefabricated residential buildings, plans to focus on developing affordable housing with a HK$425.8 million Hong Kong listing plan. Established in 1998, China Saite paid back all its outstanding bank borrowings last year. Shares ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1336906/china-saite-focus-affordable-housing-mainland
  6. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG

    Housing subsidy scheme targets low-income families

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 04:00pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu About 30,000 low-income people who are inadequately housed are expected to benefit from a subsidy launched by the Community Care Fund on Monday. The charitable trust has set ... Chi-kwong, hopes to identify a specific group of low-income people – those who do not receive Comprehensive Social Security Assistance and do not live in public rental housing. At present, he said, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1056388/housing-subsidy-scheme-targets-low-income-families
  7. No concrete measures to rein in rising house prices

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yu Aitong Soaring housing prices in the past year have made home ownership a more distant dream for most mainlanders and Premier Wen Jiabao's work report yesterday did little to address their hopes for fresh, concrete measures to rein in the boom. Wen said the central government would 'resolutely curb the precipitous rise of housing prices in some cities and satisfy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/707821/no-concrete-measures-rein-rising-house-prices
  8. Property - International - CANADA

    Housing is becoming less affordable in Vancouver and Toronto, bank says

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Vancouver remains the least affordable city to buy a house in Canada, while home ownership in Toronto is becoming more difficult, Royal Bank of Canada Economics Research says. The costs ... that figure is 53.8 per cent, up 0.8 points, according to a housing affordability report for the first quarter produced by Canada's largest lender. "The Canadian housing market cooled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1248268/housing-becoming-less-affordable-vancouver-and-toronto-bank
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Beijing's 'rat race' migrants, unable to afford high rents, live underground

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 05:35am by Reuters

    ... a month. The bathroom is a fetid, shared toilet down the corridor. "I can't afford to rent a house," said Hu as he showed off his meagre basement room. Hu, who guts fish for 2,500 ... affordable housing, a steady stream of job-seekers from the countryside and a lack of attractive investment alternatives have kept prices soaring. Residential property prices rose 10 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1399918/beijings-rat-race-migrants-unable-afford-high-rents-live
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Affordable-housing sales poor in tier-one mainland cities

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Big-city affordable-housing sales weak Sales of government-subsidised housing in Shanghai and Beijing have been disappointing because those who qualify for such flats cannot afford the high purchase prices, agents and property analysts say. "The sales of affordable housing in Shanghai are not good because the qualifying salary ceiling is too ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1154007/affordable-housing-sales-poor-tier-one-mainland-cities

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