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  1. News - China - HOUSING

    One dead in Ningbo apartment collapse

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 03:35am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... A government pledge to cover half the cost of repairs was dismissed by residents. They said cracks and crumbling concrete had worsened in recent years. At a briefing on Friday afternoon, Fenghua ...

  2. 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

    ... off indefinitely starting next week. The Buildings Department plans to install floor-to-ceiling steel frames to prop up the cantilevered balconies and extract concrete samples for testing. "Tests on the concrete will take two months, and only then will residents know the fate of their building," said lawmaker Helena Wong Pik-wan, who has been helping the community. "If ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Even the once-rich are reduced to living in squalor

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:58am by Austin Chiu

    ... and concrete. Denton used his smartphone as a torch to light his way through the darkened illegal structure. The floor was covered with cables and rubble from several flats just torn down ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Private road blocks way to new life for villagers

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Displaced people get land to build homes but the only way in is barred by posts and concrete Private road blocks way to new life for villagers Villagers forced out ... said a secret benefactor had bought them access rights. When they tried to start building their homes in October, posts and concrete blocks denied them access to the site. "We trusted ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Eviction looms at 56-year-old To Kwa Wan block

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, SAMUEL CHAN, Ernest Kao

    ... posed a hazard to the public if they were not properly maintained. Chan said the concrete and steel bars of the structures were prone to erosion by water. And if a balcony on an upper floor ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Pregnancy puts eviction from Sham Shui Po rooftop on hold

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of the non-profit Society for Community Organisation. Most of the families added their names to the public housing queue when the legal row began. Rooftop homes- tin or concrete huts built atop tenements- ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Retired civil servants offer housing estates to ease land shortage

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... developers, they will have to offer concrete examples." ...



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