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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Key housing committee warns over rent controls, building on country parks

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:40pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Long-term Housing Strategy Steering Committee also expresses reservations about regulating subdivided flats and offering subsidies to those waiting for public housing The government-appointed committee tasked with long-term planning for housing development in Hong Kong has expressed reservations about introducing rent controls and regulations ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    24 sites reserved for public housing sold to developers, says report

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Committee yesterday- based on the Director of Audit's report released in April- expressed "grave concern and alarm" over the government's "wavering housing policy". "We criticise the decision, especially when the need for public housing is so great," said committee member Alan Leong Ka-kit. According to the audit report, the 24 public housing ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

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

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

    ... committee, Stanley Wong Yuen-fai, said: "We have learned a lesson. In future planning, we should consider if public housing is workable on remote sites and in small projects." Monthly ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Public flat tenants face 10pc rent rise

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by Olga Wong

    ... increase of almost 10 per cent, if an authority committee approves the plan tomorrow. A government source says the authority's deficit for this financial year will be slashed from HK$1.7 billion to HK$900 million if the plan is endorsed by independent members of the subsidised housing committee. But the deficit will rise to HK$2.1 billion if members vote to waive one month's ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Prices rise amid tight supply of flats as sales decrease

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 02:56pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... in Hung Hom, the Latitude in San Po Kong, Island Harbourview, Central Park and Park Avenue in Tai Kok Tsui did not record any sales. Chan said home seekers in the New Territories had turned ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Decline in Beijing’s used home prices accelerates as Shanghai’s edge up

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 03:18pm by Langi Chiang

    ... per cent lower than a year earlier. "The main reason is tight bank credit policy," CTC said. Chinese lenders are responding in slow motion to the central bank's call ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Experts see lengthy downturn, but no collapse for China's property sector

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Peggy Sito

    ... the central government is likely to show some flexibility in allowing an easing of cooling measures for some cities amid a slowdown in the mainland's economy. Officials would also seek to avert ... are expecting that the central government will allow more tolerance on relaxation of the local cooling measures for cities which rely heavily on the real estate industry," said Alan Chiang, ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Home price inflation eases on mainland

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:39am by Langi Chiang

    ... in the past few months to rev up economic growth, including efforts to unleash cash previously locked up at the central bank, accelerated disbursements of fiscal expenditure and faster approval ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Gap between used home prices in Beijing, Shanghai continues to narrow

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:06pm by Langi Chiang

    ... family can buy. The central bank has urged lenders to speed up the approval of mortgage loans for buyers of first homes. "But commercial banks have been slow to respond," CTC said. Data ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Steering committee takes 'dynamic' approach to housing strategy

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com New model considers impact of social and economic factors, housing chief says 'Dynamic' approach in housing strategy A government committee set up ... Term Housing Strategy Steering Committee meeting, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung said this model was different from the one the government used in its last long-term housing strategy ...




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