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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New World Development's Henry Cheng willing to donate land for flats

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... that Henderson Land give it the land so affordable government flats could be built. Lee is said to be open to the idea as long as the housing is intended for young home seekers. On Friday, ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com New World's Cheng willing to study giving the government sites for flats the young can afford Second tycoon open to donating land for homes Make ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Many problems for potential development in New Territories

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Kong's department of real estate and construction, said the resultant development would be similar to the government's subsidised housing programme. "Determining how much a developer ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Cheaper flats? We can do that, say developers

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:30am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Surprise statement to government comes amid plans for 10pc increase in affordable housing Cheaper flats? We can do that, say developers Contrary to popular ... the assertion from the group, which represents the city's major developers, appeared to be the result of a planned 10 per cent increase in affordable housing- including public rental units ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Housing focus moves to West Kowloon arts hub

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... envisage as a high-quality living space. While the city has some 250,000 empty private flats, there is a shortage of good-quality affordable housing, prompting calls for more to be built. Chow ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Claims there is 'plenty of room' at West Kowloon site raises fears of it being dominated by homes Focus of search for housing land turns to arts hub ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Kai Tak sports hub shouldn't be broken up, consultants advise

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... for more affordable housing is more urgent. One lawmaker urged the government to roll out its plans as soon as possible to clear up confusion, and expressed worries that the project might not meet ... with 5,000 seats, an indoor sports arena with 4,000 seats and other leisure and recreation facilities. Michael Choi Ngai-min, a member of the Long Term Housing Strategy Steering Committee, yesterday ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Government confirms talks under way on tycoon Lee Shau-kee's offer of land for homes

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... on tycoon's offer of NT land for cheap homes The housing minister has confirmed talks are under way with property tycoon Lee Shau-kee over his offer to donate farmland to build affordable housing. "Mr Lee has expressed his wish to help young people with their housing needs. Indeed, we have been in contact with him and the discussions are ongoing," Professor Anthony Cheung ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Increase population density in NT new towns, surveyors say

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Density of homes in planned NT communities should be increased to help ease city’s shortage of affordable housing, says surveyors institute Call ... housing problems, as a shortage of homes was at the root of a lack of affordable living space. While there are approximately 250,000 empty private homes in the city, it lacks sufficient low-cost ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Report reveals public's rejection of government plans for land reclamation

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... Harbour. While the prospect of artificial islands- with a site between Lantau and Hong Kong Island mooted as a possible location for one- generated less resistance, few agreed that public housing should be built on them. The proposals are part of the administration's plan to provide more land for housing to cope with the city's rising demand. But a site in Lung Kwu Tan in Tuen ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Exclusive clubs may lose land to housing projects

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... has exhausted many traditional channels to find land for affordable housing. "If leases of some club houses are up for renewal, then the clubs have to justify why their leases should ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com The government is looking at taking back underused sports facilities, yacht clubs and camp sites to find land for public housing Exclusive clubs may lose ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Henderson chief to give land for flats

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... land for flats Henderson Land Development chairman Lee Shau-kee has offered two plots of farmland in the New Territories to the government to build affordable housing for young people. ... believed it would be easier to get government approval for the two sites now under study. He expected the site donation, if accepted by the government, to be handled by the Housing Society ...




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