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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

    ... Donald Tsang Yam-kuen announced a plan to create a land bank in his last policy address. Tsang had said the government would consider a variety of methods, including land reclamation ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Hang Lung Properties boss defends Leung's housing policies

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... to increase government land sales and said this had not been the case under Leung's predecessor, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. "The property market in Hong Kong has been extremely distorted over ...

  3. 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

    ... demand was shelved by the previous administration. The subsidised My Home Purchase Plan, announced by former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in 2010, is for families earning no more than ... or rent it for a few years, while saving up to buy it later. The sale price will remain fixed during the lease period. Tsang's government pledged to launch five projects under My Home ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Call to scrap middle-income housing purchase scheme

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen had announced last year that the HOS would be resumed. In a Democratic Party poll at the time, 90.7 per cent of respondents supported extending ...

  5. 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

    ... at McDonald’s or internet cafes.” Yet even for such modest facilities, Yeung is frequently evicted as landlords increase the rent beyond his means, forcing him to search for a new home, sometimes ... bugs were so bad in the past two places that I often preferred to spend the night at McDonald’s or internet cafes Mr Yeung, resident Recent surveys by pressure groups have found that for those ...

  6. 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

    ... the officials did was right. But if you look at the specific situation, I wonder if there could be more empathy shown towards [Yeung’s situation] – he’s been waiting a while already,” said Benson Tsang Chi-ho, who has been helping Yeung with his application and posted his dilemma online. Facebook “If there can be discretionary cases, couldn’t this be one of them?” Tsang said he had seen other ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Cooling measures to stay amid risk of property bubble

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 02:00pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung Kc.ng@scmp.com The government has no intention of dropping property cooling measures as the risk of a property bubble remains high, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said on Monday. At the meeting of the Legislative Council financial affairs panel, Tsang said Hong Kong’s economy was forecast to expand by three per cent this year, with inflation estimated ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    New home deal has Granny flat included

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:47am by Olga Wong, Yvonne Liu

    ... wouldn't need to worry about any unexpected increase in the rent by 10 to 15 per cent." Patrick Tsang, senior sales director at Centaline, said the project would draw a lot of interest for its ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Property price curbs could lead to government deficit next year, warns economist

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 09:15pm by Candy Chan

    ... land supply. He also suggested the measure might be scrapped within two years because of its damage to the free market. Meanwhile, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah reiterated yesterday the government would not amend the cooling measures or introduce a sunset clause for the Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill 2012, amid calls for adjustments to the controversial taxes. Tsang said removing ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Elderly care home residents protest plans that will leave them homeless

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Andrea Chen

    ... difficulties. But the manager of Faith Home for the Aged, Tsang Kim-kwong, said the homes should either be left out of the development plan or the government should find suitable buildings for them ...




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