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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Leung to increase construction of public housing flats by a third: source

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong and Stuart Lau

    ... Olga Wong and Stuart Lau Chief executive likely to boost annual number of flats available to needy by a third, says source CY to increase public housing construction Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying was expected to raise the target for the construction of public housing flats by a third when he delivers his first policy address on Wednesday. A person close to Leung said the target ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Public-flat funding 'no longer works'

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by FANNY WF FUNG

    ... between 2017 and 2019 would yield little more than the cost of their construction. The figures, collated by Dr Lau Kwok-yu, of City University's department of public policy, were revealed ... to subsidise public rental flats. Cheung said after the meeting that the cost of constructing a public rental flat was between HK$700,000 and HK$1 million. Stopping short of commenting on Lau ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Buyers in new development not so keen to rent flats for elderly relatives

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:29am by Stuart Lau and Fanny W. Y. Fung

    ... Stuart Lau and Fanny W. Y. Fung Low take-up on renting flats for elderly relatives Only about one in 10 of the prospective purchasers of flats in a new Shau Kei Wan estate has been attracted by a new concept under which they can rent a flat in the same block for their elderly relatives. Of 272 applicants wanting to buy the 212 apartments for sale in the Housing Society's ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Heung Yee Kuk leader backs idea of country park flats

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong and Gary Cheung

    ... Olga Wong and Gary Cheung Lau Wong-fat urges review of protected areas, saying homes could be built on less ecologically sensitive land to ease city's housing shortage Kuk leader backs idea of country park flats Rural strongman Lau Wong-fat has suggested flats could be built in certain areas of country parks to ease the housing shortage. He called for a review ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Kuk leader suggests building high-rise to meet village house demands

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Lau Wong-fat suggests six villages where local people could be housed in taller buildings and says Shenzhen model could set example to city Kuk leader keen on high-rise solution Six villages in Yuen Long and Sha Tin have been named by rural chief Lau Wong-fat as suitable sites to build multi-storey flats for indigenous villagers, a measure proposed ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Heung Yee Kuk leader faults lack of action on small-house policy

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Gary Cheung

    ... chief faults lack of action on small houses Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat expressed disappointment at the lack of action by Leung Chun-ying's administration's on reviewing ... There was no meeting. It's already more than a year after his appointment. The policy is apparently not his priority Lau said neither Leung nor Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor had approached him ...

  7. 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

    ... Lo Wei and Stuart Lau As city sets 10-year housing target amid acute land shortage, minister says the possibility of developing park spaces should be discussed Chan moots idea for country ... less developed countries in terms of living space per capita. Lau Ping-cheung, Leung's housing adviser and a member of the committee, suggested vacant industrial buildings be turned ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    To Kwa Wan building residents give way as evict order is issued

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 03:01pm by Ernest Kao

    ... the situation is not ideal, but we have been trying our best to find accommodation in urban areas as requested by the residents Paul Lau Tak-hon The residents had earlier been told to vacate ... Paul Lau Tak-hon said they were urgently looking for accommodation and had reached out to groups such as the Caritas Family Crisis Support Centre for help. "We acknowledge the situation ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Regulation plan mooted for Hong Kong's subdivided flats

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Olga Wong

    ... Stuart Lau and Olga Wong Split apartments could be regulated under a proposed safety scheme, but critic says it’s unrealistic and landlord threatens evictions Licence plan mooted for subdivided flats A licensing scheme to regulate subdivided flats- home to tens of thousands of the city's poorest people- is desirable, even if it reduces housing supply and raises rents, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    We’re staying put, say To Kwa Wan owners

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Ernest Kao and Stuart Lau

    ... Olga Wong, Ernest Kao and Stuart Lau Residents want authorities to assure them their To Kwa Wan building will be redeveloped before they will make way for safety checks We're staying put, say owners Residents of a tenement block whose balconies are in danger of collapse are refusing to obey a temporary eviction notice unless they are assured their To Kwa Wan building ...




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