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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Housing Authority finance chief says task force proposals are ‘unrealistic’

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 11:27am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... "When you do a slope design, there is much more work involved." The average cost of building a public rental flat could rise from HK$700,000 to HK$1 million, he warned. Raising money ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    URA cash injection to speed up development of 'small Taikoo Shing'

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by Olga Wong

    ... an environmentally friendly design and would not use extravagant materials, Wan said they were likely to be more expensive than those in Park Metropolitan, an estate in phase one of the redevelopment. ... should have been designed to be within the reach of those who could not afford a luxury home.   ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Lawmakers say housing target is unrealistic

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:29am by Olga Wong

    ... universities- Queen's Hill in Fanling- would be designated for 15,000 public units and 1,900 private units, housing a population of about 40,000. But the flats would only be available in phases ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Plan for 215,000 new flats eats into Hong Kong's green belts

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:18am by Olga Wong

    ... of the construction industry is big enough to carry out the plan. Yesterday, Leung said the rezoning of the green belts and public sites- those designated for government and community use, such as schools, ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Surveyors call for cheap land to be provided for homes for the elderly

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:34am by Sandy Li

    ... surroundings of their own homes rather than move," said So, who is the founder of Albert So Surveyors. The homes could be built to a universal design, he said, that would provide barrier-free ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    New home deal has Granny flat included

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:47am by Olga Wong, Yvonne Liu

    ... a project that is specially designed to cross the generations. We hope to encourage more buyers to take care of their parents or parents-in-law," said the society's assistant general manager Daniel Mak Yiu-man. As well as selling 214 flats, Harmony Place will also offer 60 flats for rental. Specially designed with the elderly in mind, these flats are located on the sixth ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    1,000 extra flats may be squeezed into Kai Tak site, says Paul Chan Mo-po

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 05:07am by Candy Chan

    ... of about 22 per cent over the original planning of these four residential sites," Chan said. Technical assessments will be carried out to ensure the proposals meet the original design concept ... and community facilities, or any impact from unwelcome noise, bad air quality or poor ventilation," he added. Bernard Lim Wan-fung, president of the Institute of Urban Design, believes ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Elderly Commission warns city needs more land to house its retirees

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 04:53am by Olga Wong

    ... than 570 flats in Kowloon Bay and Tseung Kwan O are designed to house those whose assets are limited to HK$4 million. Two others of 1,588 units, to be completed next year in North Point and Tin ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Housing Society faces criticism over high cost of new cross-generation flats

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... architectural, surveying and planning legislator, said he appreciated the idea of encouraging cross-generation living but the government should look into whether the society should be launching upmarket projects. But Wong said apart from providing affordable housing, the society had a role in filling the gap between the government and the private market. Residential flats designed ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Development secretary Paul Chan floats idea of building flats in country parks

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Stuart Lau

    ... from development as far as possible", a vow he shared in an interview with the South China Morning Post almost two years ago. Laws stipulate that country parks are designated ...




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