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  1. News - China - HOUSING

    Too early to loosen curbs on property, says China's Premier Wen Jiabao

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... reported, as authorities keep a tight lid on the once red-hot housing sector. Wen, inspecting an affordable housing project, said government efforts to rein in runaway housing prices had been ... that Beijing was studying new measures to beef up controls in the property sector, amid signs housing prices were bouncing back. New home prices in 50 out of 70 cities tracked by the government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1027846/too-early-loosen-curbs-property-says-chinas-premier-wen-jiabao
  2. 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

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com While home prices will consolidate, government to ease cooling measures to avert a hard landing Experts see lengthy downturn, but no collapse Be prepared ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1539687/experts-see-lengthy-downturn-no-collapse-chinas-property
  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

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

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

    ... for public housing were returned to the government between 2001 and 2013 and eventually sold to developers or converted to other uses. A report released by the Legislative Council Public Accounts 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". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550584/24-sites-reserved-public-housing-sold-developers-says-report
  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Plans for flats on two Tai Po sites rejected

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by BRIAN YAP, Olga Wong

    ... to obstructing views of existing estates. Two of the three sites were widely rejected at a Tai Po District Council meeting, dealing a setback to the Housing Authority, the government's developer ... for government, institute and community use, or as green belts. The Town Planning Board is to hear the public's views in the next few months over their proposed rezoning for residential purposes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550583/plans-flats-two-tai-po-sites-rejected
  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Lawmakers call for study into return of rent controls to protect tenants

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Lawmakers call for study into rent controls Lawmakers have called on the government to consider reintroducing rent controls despite government findings ... on the government to hold a public consultation on rent controls and to set a timetable for a review. It came as the government released a report on rent controls overseas. Average residential rents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549165/lawmakers-call-study-return-rent-controls-protect-tenants
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Positive sentiment bodes well for upcoming launches of new homes

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 02:59pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Rising second-hand residential values help boost demand and prospects for developers' launches HK price rebound set to benefit upcoming projects The recent rebound in Hong Kong residential property prices and successful ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1549581/positive-sentiment-bodes-well-upcoming-launches-new-homes
  7. 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 ... The authority is facing a growing financial burden as the government pushes it to build 200,000 public rental flats in the next decade, a problem made worse by rocketing construction costs. The cost ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545118/housing-authority-set-increase-rents-public-flats-10-cent
  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Developers may get revised guidelines urging clarity on fixed windows

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Olga Wong, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... that opening their windows may mean enduring traffic noise that exceeds environmental standards. At issue are fixed windows that developers install as one way to meet government approval criteria ... fixed windows in new homes is set to intensify, given the government's ambition to create 470,000 new public and private flats in the next decade by building on every inch of available ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543207/developers-may-get-revised-guidelines-urging-clarity-fixed-windows
  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    An open-and-shut case? Not for some homebuyers

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Olga Wong

    ... windows in her much-anticipated new marital home, still under construction, were to be noise barriers to satisfy government conditions and were therefore not meant to be opened. Ho said she had ... that she had also sought advice from an estate-agent friend. "What a surprise …" she said, on learning from the South China Morning Post that three windows in the living room and two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543200/open-and-shut-case-not-some-homebuyers
  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    300 buyers compete per flat in Lantau scheme

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Olga Wong

    ... not think property prices would fall in the short run amid doubts that the government would hit ambitious flat-building targets. "It has been difficult for the government to push through its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539828/300-buyers-compete-flat-lantau-scheme

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