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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    CY Leung's housing will require focus on land supply, backer says

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by OLGA WONG AND JOYCE NG

    ... the supply of public housing." There are expectations that removing the controls will make possible the long-awaited redevelopment of the 45-year-old Wah Fu Estate in Pok Fu Lam, as the Housing ... TO HIT HOUSING TARGET? Leung Chun-ying's ambitious housing targets risk being missed if the government does not prioritise building up land reserves, a key supporter of the chief executive ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Hong Kong may have to import workers to build homes, Leung says

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Dennis Chong

    ... in the morning. He faced complaints both in Legco and from the public that he did too little to address pressing housing problems- despite announcing a swathe of new measures to increase land supply ... speech at Leung. Leung, speaking on a radio phone-in programme in the morning, said his address did not deviate from his earlier promise to increase the amount of public housing supplied during ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    CY policy address focuses on increased housing and poverty fight

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 11:14am by Lai Ying Kit

    ... it live.  CY kicks off with some of the issues the government is tackling. He says the government is doing its utmost to increase land supply, and in formulating a long-term housing strategy. It has ... for government and institutional use. Earlier, some 70 plots have been identified. The government has increased its 10-year target of public housing supply by 36 per cent, building on a promise it made ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Help for poor as Chief Executive reveals HK$10b spending spree in policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Gary Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... agricultural sites in North District and Yuen Long to increase housing supply Provide an additional 430,000 square metres of office space and 6,800 flats at Kai Tak Study the potential of underground ... for poor in HK$10b spending spree Boosting land supply, helping the poor and enhancing Hong Kong's long-term economic competitiveness were at the core of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    More questions than answers in CY Leung’s policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 02:11pm by Staff Reporter

    ... to their keyboards to vent their frustration at what some called a disappointing two-hour, 12-minute address that focused on housing supply, social welfare, environment and waste management, among other ... ON HOUSING What Leung said: The top priority of the current-term Government is to tackle the housing problem... Our policy objectives for housing are to (i) assist grassroots families to secure ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    VOXPOP: What do they say about CY Leung's latest blueprint?

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 07:06pm

    ... commodity prices in the area.” Ryan Chan, 26, interior designer “N ot much has been done to address the housing problem in the city – the supply of public housing is still short, and private housing ... DSE education system.” Rachel Fu, 26, piano teacher “There should be more in the Policy Address to help young people get housing. The Special Stamp Duty has been introduced but the prices ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Chief executive denies putting democratic reform on hold

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 05:51pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... their homes, by increasing the supply of flats. In his first policy blueprint since taking office in July, Leung said he would endeavour to help low-income groups obtain public housing and middle-class ... Lai Ying-kit Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Wednesday his government now had more pressing issues to deal with – chiefly housing and poverty – than how to implement universal ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Policy address crucially overlooks plight of the middle class

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 06:44pm by Alex Lo

    ... the public support needed to carry out many of his core policies announced on Wednesday – the most important of which is housing and land supply. Increasing their supply is central to his diagnosis ... “The top priority of the current-term government is to tackle the housing problem,” Leung said. It has no real appeal to the middle class, a crucial base of support, as many of its families ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Live updates: CY underscores housing as his top priority

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 10:38am by Staff Reporters

    ... but not yet sold or offered for sale, unsold units of completed projects, and units from disposed sites ready for construction. He says the total supply of public and private housing over the next ... property market, with priority to be given to meet Hong Kong permanent residents’ needs. Updated 11.36am Leung underscores housing as his top priority. He says a shortage in the supply of housing ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Chief executive declares his priorities for helping an overcrowded city

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... PRIORITIES Embattled Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying yesterday laid out ambitious plans in his maiden policy address to boost land supply and address the city's acute housing problems. ... of public flats would rise from 15,000 units a year to 20,000 only from 2018. A government source said the supply of 75,000 public housing flats over the five yeas from this year and the provision ...




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