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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Public flat tenants face 10pc rent rise

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by Olga Wong

    ... the authority's resources?" the source said yesterday. Authority officials review rents every two years and must link rises to the income levels of tenant households, with a maximum rise of 10 per cent. The department found that average incomes among a sample of 24,000 households rose by 19 per cent over the two years since the 2012 review, which saw rents rise by 10 per cent. ...

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

    300 buyers compete per flat in Lantau scheme

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

    ... buyers are competing for 34 subsidised flats put up for sale to people whose income is too high to qualify for public rental flats and too low to otherwise afford to buy a home. It means ... well off to qualify for public flats. For the Tai O project, sales are limited to those with monthly incomes of no more than HK$22,000 for a single buyer and HK$40,000 for a household.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539828/300-buyers-compete-flat-lantau-scheme
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Positive sentiment bodes well for upcoming launches of new homes

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

    ... income. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1549581/positive-sentiment-bodes-well-upcoming-launches-new-homes
  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Call to scrap middle-income housing purchase scheme

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

    ... Ng Kang-chung kcng@scmp.com Plan to help middle-income families own homes by offering them discounts on flats will push up property prices, lawmakers say Call to scrap homes purchase scheme A handful of lawmakers have called for the abolition of a scheme- widely praised last year- aimed at helping middle-income families buy used flats under the home ownership scheme (HOS). ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1075636/call-scrap-middle-income-housing-purchase-scheme
  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

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Low-income Hongkongers left vulnerable by complete lack of contracts or high rent increases by landlords, survey finds To Sham Shui Po resident Mr Yeung, ... on low incomes the problem is particularly acute – and is exacerbated by landlords who offer only short-term contracts, or fail to enter any contract whatsoever. In a survey of about 300 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1504425/my-flat-30-sq-ft-and-infested-bugs-poor-forced-dismal-housing-shows
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Proposed easing of stamp duty isn’t helping sales, property agencies say

    Posted May 20th 2014, 03:03pm by Sandy Li

    ... duty, property agents are singing the blues. They say these are the darkest days of the market correction so far, as sales of new homes slump to a 12-month low. Their income from commissions has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1516147/proposed-easing-stamp-duty-isnt-helping-sales-property
  7. News - China Insider - HOUSING

    Younger generation in Beijing increasingly dependent on parents for housing, poll says

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 06:22pm by Chris Luo

    ... pay on average a little less than 2,000 yuan (HK$2,514) in monthly rent, which is roughly 37 per cent of their income- a “relatively heavy financial burden on daily life,” the study concluded. ... and low-income residents. The study also confirmed that the majority of young people place considerable value on housing. An overwhelming of 95 per cent of those interviewed, whether they were married ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1500042/younger-generation-beijing-increasingly-dependent-parents-housing
  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Rising rents taking biggest toll on the poor

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

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Survey finds city's lowest earners spend nearly two-thirds of their income on housing Rising rents taking biggest toll on the poor At 59, Chiu Man-sun has found ... the HK$2,700 he had been paying, Chiu realised his income wouldn't stretch that far, and he began looking for an alternative. "After the rent increase, it took up almost half of my monthly ...

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

    Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's comments send developers' shares higher

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI, Sandy Li

    ... Sales have also been recovering from the trough at the beginning of the year, suggesting demand from end-users. "The curbs fail to address the problem of uneven income distribution. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1094775/vice-premier-li-keqiangs-comments-send-developers-shares
  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Lantau plans may help Tai O flat sales: expert

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

    ... sales are limited to those with monthly incomes of no more than HK$22,000 for a single buyer and HK$40,000 for a household. "Once an owner pays the land premium, he can freely sell his HOS ...

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

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