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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    High management fees likely for single-block developments, say property specialists

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Olga Wong

    ... from HK$2,043 to HK$2,073 a month for their flats of 478 to 482 sq ft. Chan Kwok-hung, one of 12,500 people who applied in June to buy flats, attracted by prices of HK$641,100 to HK$897,300, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558541/high-management-fees-likely-single-block-developments-say-property
  2. News - China - HOUSING

    Evicted villagers stage mass break-in to seize new Beijing apartments ‘as compensation’

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 12:55pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... appeared to embrace a first-come, first-serve "open house" ethic. Their occupation of the flats began at around 9am yesterday. By 6pm, a relative quiet had settled over the suburb, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517771/evicted-villagers-stage-mass-break-seize-new-apartments-compensation
  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    'My flat is 30 sq ft and infested with bugs': Poor forced into dismal housing shows need for rent control

    Posted May 04th 2014, 09:11pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... on a waiting list for public housing and more than 80 per cent had applied for help from the Community Care Fund. The Alliance for Concerning Grassroots Housing Rights, one of the pressure groups ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1504425/my-flat-30-sq-ft-and-infested-bugs-poor-forced-dismal-housing-shows
  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Housing Authority to allow higher earners to apply for subsidised flats

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Housing Authority backs a proposal allowing households that earn up to HK$40,000 a month to apply to buy subsidised homes Bargain flats for well-off families ... Authority's subsidised housing committee yesterday endorsed a proposal to allow families with monthly income up to HK$40,000 and assets worth up to HK$830,000 to be eligible to apply to buy the flats. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1094266/housing-authority-allow-higher-earners-apply-subsidised-flats
  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Rising rents taking biggest toll on the poor

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by LO WEI

    ... finding an affordable place. "I hope the government reintroduces rent control," he said. He is planning to apply for public housing once his wife, who is from the mainland, is issued ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455649/rising-rents-taking-biggest-toll-poor
  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Plight of Hong Kong's cage-home dwellers 'worse now than 25 years ago'

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Ten-year queue for public housing put Tang Man-wai off even applying. He is one among many thousands who have grown used to life in a cage 30 years ... are donated to Soco. Tang Man-wai has lived in cage homes for 30 years. He had never even applied for public housing until a few months ago, when doctors found mould in his lungs and warned him ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1444585/plight-hong-kongs-cage-home-dwellers-worse-now-25-years-ago
  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    More young people drawn to public rental housing

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:58am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Housing Department survey finds rapidly increasing number of young people applying for rental housing in order to live on their own More young seeking public flats Steadily growing numbers of young people are applying for public rental housing, with most citing a desire to live on their own. This was shown by the Housing Department's latest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1395251/more-young-people-drawn-public-rental-housing
  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Street sleeper denied public housing after seven-year wait due to small mishap in forms

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 12:17pm by Jennifer Ngo, Phila Siu

    ... similar cases among street sleepers, who could not apply for public housing because they could not find their spouses to obtain a divorce. “If that was a problem, why did they not ask during all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1381806/street-sleeper-denied-public-housing-after-seven-year-wait-due-small
  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Buyers keen on subsidised flat scheme

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... which will benefit 5,000 potential flat buyers in two batches, applicants who are selected in a lucky draw must apply for a Certificate of Eligibility to Purchase to prove they are suitable. After finding a subsidised flat they want to buy in the secondary market and entering into the provisional agreement for sale and purchase, the certificate holders then have to apply ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1281447/buyers-keen-subsidised-flat-scheme
  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Property sector turns to radicals in tax fight

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... 2012, which seeks to create a new buyer's stamp duty- a special tax that applies only to corporate or overseas buyers and which would be set at 15 per cent of the property transaction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1310470/property-sector-turns-radicals-tax-fight

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