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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Policy slant towards housing 'infringing the rights of developers'

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Yvonne Liu

    ... affect the city's housing supply. "It infringes private property rights if the authority rejects these sites suitable for commercial development to meet the government housing ... wants to increase housing supply, some sites in high-density areas such as Mong Kok with population problems are not suitable for residential development." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1544390/policy-slant-towards-housing-infringing-rights-developers
  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Leung Chun-ying's housing push puts industrial sector out

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... priority of boosting housing supply had come at the expense of other land-use needs, in particular, crimping the stock of industrial land. "If all this land is changed to residential, where do ... such applications since the middle of last year, citing the need to boost home supply. Planners said that while it was legitimate for housing to be the government's top priority, the city needed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1544393/leung-chun-yings-housing-push-puts-industrial-sector-out
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Land application list scrapped in bid to control supply

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE LIU AND JOYCE NG

    ... Yvonne Liu and Joyce Ng Government takes over full control of city's land supply from developers by ditching the application system operated since 1999 Land application list scrapped The government has taken over total control of land supply from developers by scrapping the application list system. Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po announced the end of the system, which has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1163971/government-scraps-land-application-list-take-control-land-supply
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    CY urged to show caution in race to boost housing supply

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in the wake of his policy address, which put housing at the top of his administration's agenda. One of the short-term measures to increase land supply involves the rezoning of at least 36 ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Leung is urged not to sacrifice community facilities or quality urban living Warning over rush to boost housing Warning over rush to boost housing Chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1142795/chief-executive-urged-show-caution-race-boost-housing-supply
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Six reclamation sites shortlisted to boost land reserves in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Reclamation schemes include a plan for an artificial island, but officials say proposals will do little to address city's housing needs Shortlist ... with a potential supply of up to 150 hectares- faces the same problem as it would lie under the proposed third runway. Officials said the two sites could be ready for development as early as 2019, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1195772/shortlist-six-sites-boost-citys-land-reserves
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Housing chief admits land shortfall in plan to build 200,000 public rental flats

    Posted May 05th 2014, 01:59pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... lawmaker Alan Leong Kah-kit also doubted if different government departments involved in public housing policy have a consensus on their estimation on future subsidised flats’ supply as past ... Samuel Chan samual.chan@scmp.com After watchdog identifies discrepancy, Anthony Cheung says ‘any long-term forecast has its limits’ Housing chief admits problems with flats target ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1504934/housing-chief-admits-land-shortfall-plan-build-200000-public-rental
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tai O's stilt houses safe despite new zoning, say planning officials

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Stilt houses safe despite new zoning Town planners have zoned the land on which Tai O's stilt houses stand as residential- despite an ongoing ... for conventional dwellings. Under an outline plan for the Tai O Town Centre, six hectares of land on the banks of Tai O Creek and along Shek Tsai Po Street- mainly occupied by wooden stilt houses built ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546785/tai-os-stilt-houses-safe-despite-new-zoning-say-planning-officials
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Redevelopment of Ho Man Tin to increase flat supply

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Ho Man Tin projects to increase private flat supply The gradual redevelopment of Ho Man Tin in Kowloon is expected to increase the supply of private ... with many public housing estates and there aren't a lot of private flats in the area," said Eugene Cheung Yue-chi, senior district manager at Centaline Property Agency. "Therefore, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1180113/redevelopment-ho-man-tin-increase-flat-supply
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Longer wait for flats on the cards amid building shortfall

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Housing Authority says only 8,900 public rental homes will be completed this year- far below target- but it expects to catch up soon Longer waits for flats amid shortfall The Housing Authority may "for a short period of time" fail to keep the average waiting time for public rental housing within three years. The authority said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557701/expect-longer-waits-flats-amid-shortfall-well-catch-soon-says-housing
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Olga Wong

    ... to increase the housing supply and thus rein in property prices. The area includes at least five non-indigenous villages in Kwu Tung and Fanling North, and at least 70 per cent of the land is privately owned. Starting in 2018, more than 60,000 new public and private flats would be built, to house 174,000 residents. The new towns would also include shops, offices, schools and hospitals- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548174/new-town-northeast-new-territories-threatens-businesses-and-jobs

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