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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Plight of Hong Kong's cage-home dwellers 'worse now than 25 years ago'

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... in a cage, but wait has just begun More than 25 years ago, Ho Hei-wah took up advocacy work after witnessing the plight of Hong Kong's cage-home dwellers. Back then, he had never thought ... about a place to sleep. It affects the emotional and psychological well-being of a whole family," he said. "It's not a new topic." This year's Hong Kong ArtWalk, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1444585/plight-hong-kongs-cage-home-dwellers-worse-now-25-years-ago
  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    More Hong Kong public flat tenants caught breaching the rules

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:23am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Report shows more tenants are being caught using public housing illegally or throwing objects from flats as bureau steps up action Big rise in flouting of public flat rules The number of public flat tenants caught flou ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1436586/more-hong-kong-public-flat-tenants-caught-breaching-rules
  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Plan for 215,000 new flats eats into Hong Kong's green belts

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:18am by Olga Wong

    ... into green belts A home-building plan aimed at tackling Hong Kong's chronic housing shortage looks set to eat up swathes of green belt and community sites in satellite towns in the New ... cent of the target, will be derived from rezoning on Hong Kong Island. Two sites were identified, in Central and Western District. Central and Western District Council vice-chairman Chan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1412134/government-paper-shows-152-sites-where-215000-flats-will-be-built
  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Lantau plans may help Tai O flat sales: expert

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Olga Wong

    ... professor in the University of Hong Kong's real estate and construction department. The remote location and lack of job opportunities nearby would significantly increase commuting times ... those who have to commute to Kowloon or Hong Kong Island for work would choose subdivided flats in urban areas." He pointed to the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, due to be finished in 2016, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1454286/lantau-plans-may-help-tai-o-flat-sales-expert
  5. News - China - HOUSING

    One dead in Ningbo apartment collapse

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

    ... a building safety expert with Tsinghua University's department of civil engineering, said the apartment block suffered a "structural failure" based on photos of the scene. "A ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1465145/one-dead-ningbo-apartment-collapse
  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Developers may pitch in to build public flats in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... cent more for the properties, an academic said, citing University of Hong Kong research. It is understood that the government's target for the next 10 years remains at 470,000 new homes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1302189/developers-may-pitch-build-public-flats-hong-kong
  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Success of flats strategy hinges on finding enough suitable sites in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong and Stuart Lau

    ... the housing target, which he said was an underestimate. Polytechnic University academic Dr Chung Kim-wah said the strategy lacked measures to satisfy the demands of young people.   THE KEY ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1302850/success-flats-strategy-hinges-finding-enough-suitable-sites-hong-kong
  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Rising rents taking biggest toll on the poor

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by LO WEI

    ... a permit to join him in Hong Kong, but they expect to wait at least several years before being allocated a flat. Chiu is among a group of people termed "N-nothings" who are not recipients ... participants said reintroducing a rent control policy and a regular low-income subsidy would be the most effective way to help them make ends meet. One interviewee, a single mother who came to Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455649/rising-rents-taking-biggest-toll-poor
  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Hong Kong's subdivided flat dwellers pay more rent for smaller, substandard space

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... workmanship means fire hazards are rife, alongside water leaks and excess loads on building structures. The study, conducted by Policy 21, a company set up by University of Hong Kong academics, ... familiar with the study, the living space per head in subdivided homes is about half the average 138 sq ft per person in public housing and less than half than the overall Hong Kong average ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1248501/hong-kongs-subdivided-flat-dwellers-pay-more-rent-less-space
  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Housing Authority finance chief says task force proposals are ‘unrealistic’

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 11:27am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... "The group looked at the financial health of the whole of Hong Kong but they don't understand the HA's difficulties," So said in an interview with the South China Morning Post. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1453093/housing-authority-chief-says-task-force-proposals-are-unrealistic

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