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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    No rush for bargain flats on Lantau with sky-high management fees

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by FANNY FUNG

    ... on Lantau No rush for bargain homes with high fees Only about a third of applicants given top priority to buy bargain government flats in Tai O showed up to choose a home on the first day of sales ... given priority in choosing homes. The 19-year-old development on Lantau has been used for public rental housing, but has struggled to attract tenants due to its remote location. The Housing ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    300 buyers compete per flat in Lantau scheme

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

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Former public rental units offered to buyers too well-off to qualify for public rental homes 300 buyers compete per flat in Lantau scheme More than 10,000 ... they have a 300 to one chance of securing one of the flats in the tourist village of Tai O, on the western coast of Lantau Island. Another 52 flats are being offered to buyers living in public ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Lantau plans may help Tai O flat sales: expert

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

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Lantau plans may help Tai O flat sales: expert Lantau's new status as a focus of government development plans will make 85 subsidised public flats in Tai ... the extension of Tung Chung town and the proposed new town on an artificial island east of Lantau as factors improving the prospects of selling the 19-year-old flats. In February last year, the Housing ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    High management fees likely for single-block developments, say property specialists

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Olga Wong

    ... flats. This warning came from property specialists yesterday after it was disclosed that buyers of Home Ownership Scheme (HOS) flats in a remote Lantau town would pay management fees almost equal ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Remark on Kai Tak sports hub relocation a ‘personal opinion’

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 01:35pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com A housing adviser was not testing the water for the government when he suggested moving a planned world-class sports complex from Kai Tak to Lantau, he said ... the move on Sunday, during a public forum. His suggestion of relocating the planned sports hub to Lantau Island, to make more room for housing in Kai Tak, sparked concerns in the sporting sector ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Surveyors call for cheap land to be provided for homes for the elderly

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:34am by Sandy Li

    ... by non-governmental or religious organisations. "We understand it is difficult to allocate land in urban areas. Therefore, land in the northeastern New Territories and even on Lantau Island can ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Reclamation unpopular, new towns must protect culture, ecology: poll

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau and Joyce Ng

    ... on six proposed sites in Lantau, Tuen Mun, Sai Kung, Sha Tin and waters between Hong Kong Island and Lantau. The poll found 82.3 per cent of respondents agreed with the plan for three new towns ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Development secretary Paul Chan floats idea of building flats in country parks

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Stuart Lau

    ... development on Lantau, which is mostly country park, should not be limited to the island's north. Criticising Chan's remarks, environmental activist Roy Tam Hoi-pong, of campaign group Green ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Give Tung Chung's empty estates HOS flats, says Green Sense

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Push for HOS flats at Tung Chung An urban planning concern group is asking for more Home Ownership Scheme flats to be built in Tung Chung on Lantau, rather than public rental housing. Green Sense made the call after a visit to Yat Tung Estate found 50 seemingly vacant units. These units did not have any furniture and there was no renovation going on. ...



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