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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Alarm grows over housing supply glut in inner mainland China cities

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 01:34am by SANDY LI AND LANGI CHIANG

    ... Vice-Minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Development Qi Ji said earlier this month. For major cities that had seen strong price increases, more supply would be encouraged, especially that of small ... and Longfor. We didn't even know how a villa looks like. But now we have high-rises, low-rises, housing estates and nice landscaped villas," he said. There are more than 10 such large ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1456567/alarm-grows-over-housing-supply-glut-inner-mainland-china
  2. Comment - Letters

    Arbitration can lead to significant new housing supply

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:18am by LETTERS

    ... Arbitration process can lead to significant new housing supply I refer to Allan Hay's letter ("Arbitration is not the answer to assess value of land premiums", February 20). ... expertise; let's now use it, and significant new housing supply should be the most welcome result. Ian Cullen, Ian Cullen & Associates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1438913/arbitration-can-lead-significant-new-housing-supply
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must grapple with question of housing supply

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... trade-offs Supply chain This year marks the 60th anniversary of public housing in Hong Kong. It all started with a huge squatter fire in Shek Kip Mei on December 25, 1953. Then, in 1972, the colonial ... units have to be built. The government has to play a proactive role under a "supply-led strategy", especially in public housing, with an initial 60:40 public-private split in new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1304113/hong-kong-must-grapple-question-housing-supply
  4. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US housing supply suffers with homeowners lacking equity to sell and buy elsewhere

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

    ... Bloomberg Many US homeowners with mortgages lack the equity to enter the market, thus limiting sales Millions unable to move, hitting housing supply About 22 million Americans may lack enough home equity to move, keeping property listings tight and limiting sales as the housing market recovers, Zillow says. Forty-four per cent of homeowners with mortgages owed more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1248267/us-housing-supply-suffers-homeowners-lacking-equity-sell-and
  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Hong Kong's housing supply to soar just as mortgage rates double

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland And when currently unoccupied homes are put up for sale, prices can only fall. Then you will see just how unhappy property agents can get HK's housing supply to soar just ... they will not reverse their stamp duty rises and pledging to step up the construction of new housing projects. Last week, they announced the government will build more than 60,000 public housing flats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1277488/hong-kongs-housing-supply-soar-just-mortgage-rates-double
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    CY urged to show caution in race to boost housing supply

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in the wake of his policy address, which put housing at the top of his administration's agenda. One of the short-term measures to increase land supply involves the rezoning of at least 36 ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Leung is urged not to sacrifice community facilities or quality urban living Warning over rush to boost housing Warning over rush to boost housing Chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1142795/chief-executive-urged-show-caution-race-boost-housing-supply
  7. News - Hong Kong

    SCMP Debate: Do you think CY Leung's measures to boost housing supply will be effective?

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Do you think Leung Chun-ying’s measures to boost land and housing supply will be effective? How can the government convince the public that it is not bowing to pressure from property ... and long-term measures to boost land supply for housing. Some short- to medium-term measures are more certain and effective, such as increasing development density at unleased or unallocated residential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1142621/scmp-debate-do-you-think-cy-leungs-measures-boost-housing-supply-will
  8. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Sales of hotel rooms will choke housing supply, tourism

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip and Joyce Man

    ... Amy Nip and Joyce Man Sales will choke supply of rooms Sales of hotel rooms as residential flats will cut the city's supply of accommodation and harm tourism, the Tourism Board has ... director of the Federation of Hotel Owners, said there were enough hotel rooms. "Except for maybe the Lunar New Year when hotels are more in demand, we have an abundant supply of rooms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1154119/sales-will-choke-supply-rooms
  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    CY's well-intentioned housing supply policy likely to backfire

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... at tackling the crippling supply shortage Leung blames for pushing housing prices and rents up to unaffordable levels. Unfortunately, his new policy is likely to backfire spectacularly. "Supply ... and immigration, the number of households living in the city has grown at an average rate of around 28,500 a year. The result of this under-supply, says Leung, is an acute housing shortage that has pushed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1129746/cys-well-intentioned-housing-supply-policy-likely-backfire
  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Bid to increase HK housing supply by making factory conversions easier

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... buildings into "transitional accommodation" to help the housing supply. These dwellings will be for rent and not for sale for at least 10 years. Elaborating on one of the 10 short-term ... of the property. While sales are not allowed, there is no control on the rents to be charged or who the flats can be let to. "We are not using private property to provide subsidised housing. We have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1031836/bid-increase-hk-housing-supply-making-factory-conversions-easier

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