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  1. 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

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Low-income Hongkongers left vulnerable by complete lack of contracts or high rent increases by landlords, survey finds To Sham Shui Po resident Mr Yeung ... belongings,” said Yeung, who once found a unit with fewer bedbugs but couldn’t afford the HK$2,400 rent. “The bed bugs were so bad in the past two places that I often preferred to spend the night ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Plan to double Lamma Island's population stokes fears over higher ferry fares

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by FANNY FUNG

    ... was launched yesterday and runs until May 17. Questioned about the plans and their impact on transport by board members, government consultant Theresa Yeung Wing-shan said ferry services between ... the island's most populous area. A new ferry pier would serve the development, meaning the Sok Kwu Wan ferry would make an extra stop, said Yeung, who works for Arup, the engineering firm working ...

  3. 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

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Phila Siu He had been to see his new flat and was looking forward to moving in, until a discrepancy in the paperwork dashed Yeung Chau-shing's hopes Seven years of waiting … and still no home After seven years of waiting for a public housing flat, Yeung Chau-shing thought his day had come. But before the keys could be handed over, there was one more form ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Young filmmakers itching to tell stories of Hong Kong's poorest

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... and Camman Wong, both 19, did not expect conditions to be so bad when they visited Yeung Suen, 55, at his cubicle in Sham Shui Po as part of a school course. "It isn't just a bug here ... Yeung's 30 sq ft cubicle that costs HK$1,500 a month. "It's completely different from what we see on TV. It's much worse." Their minutes-long documentary shows Yeung lifting ...

  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

    ... secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands Michael Suen Ming-yeung recommended an increase in the development density of rural areas by allowing villagers to develop multi-storey buildings. A pilot ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Ballot for buyers of second-hand HOS flats

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... with the price surge in HOS flats," he said. Ron Yeung Man-kit, of Centaline Property, said it would be difficult for those eligible to find flats as there were fewer around. A 520 sq ft second-hand ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Rental component in housing plan for Hong Kong middle class may be dropped

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... and deliver 5,000 flats in total. But Yeung Ka-sing, chairman of the Housing Society which manages the scheme, has repeatedly criticised it for being a financial burden on society and difficult ...



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