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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    24 sites reserved for public housing sold to developers, says report

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... by 21,000. "The housing problem of the underprivileged has not been adequately addressed as it should have been, due to the failures of the Hong Kong Housing Authority and the Housing Department ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Public housing land sold to developers: report Despite long queues for public housing and a shortage of land, 24 plots of land originally reserved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550584/24-sites-reserved-public-housing-sold-developers-says-report
  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 flouting rules has soared in the past four years, and housing policy observers say it may still be just the tip of the iceberg. ...

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

    100,000 children’s families in queue for public rental flats

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com 100,000 children's families in queue for public rental flats The number of children whose families are in the queue for public housing has jumped 30 per ... for public housing is under HK$2,000 a month, and the average living space per person is about 138 sq ft. Between April and July, Soco conducted a survey of 125 children living in poverty. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580445/100000-children-queue-public-rental-flats
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Supply of Hong Kong flats below HK$3m drops

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 11:27am by Sandy Li

    ... at or below HK$3 million is declining sharply as Hong Kong home prices keep on climbing to fresh highs, leaving potential buyers with a tight budget little choice but to settle for either ageing ... the tiny apartments at Cheung Kong's Mont Vert in Tai Po. "It will be hard to find one at major housing estates. There are still some units at single residential blocks in the New ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1593176/supply-hong-kong-flats-below-hk3m-drops
  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Xiamen only city in mainland China to report growth in housing prices

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 02:45pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Official figures reveal declines in 68 of 70 big mainland cities last month, against 64 in July Xiamen only city to see increase in house prices Xiamen is the only mainland city which recorded growth in new private housing prices among the 70 major mainland cities in August, government figures showed. Some 68 of the 70 cities monitored ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1595357/xiamen-only-city-mainland-china-report-growth-housing
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    China's unsold housing stock soars 190pc over four years

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 11:53am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Unsold home floor space rose to 561m square metres last month, extending growth of excess stock to 29 months China's unsold housing up 190 pc over four years The mainland's inventory of unsold housing stock has soared 190 per cent over the past four years, in a further sign that the downturn in the property market is deepening. Unsold ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1593743/mainlands-unsold-housing-stock-soars-190pc-over-four-years
  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Developers may pitch in to build public flats in Hong Kong

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

    ... role in the construction of subsidised flats, advisers on long-term housing have proposed. Other controversial measures up for public discussion include rent control, issuing licences for subdivided flats and creating new units in the open space of existing public estates for single applicants, the advisers say. A member of the long-term housing strategy steering committee tried ...

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

    Hong Kong housing groups at loggerheads over open space plan for singles under 60

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Authority says plan to build public rental flats for singles aged under 60 on open space at existing estates is feasible, but Society rejects proposal Housing groups at loggerheads The Housing Authority and the Housing Society disagree on the feasibility of a controversial proposal to build extra blocks of public rental flats on open space at estates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1306556/hong-kong-housing-groups-loggerheads-over-open-space-plan-singles
  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Use land for flats, not village houses, Hong Kong think tank suggests

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com 'Use land for flats, not village houses' Some of the land that has been reserved for village houses should instead be used for public flats, a think tank ... in the northeast New Territories, building public housing on unallocated government land did not require the purchase of land from farmers or villagers, the group chairman said. Including applications ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1302754/use-land-flats-not-village-houses-hong-kong-think-tank-suggests
  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    More young people drawn to public rental housing

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:58am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Housing Department survey finds rapidly increasing number of young people applying for rental housing in order to live on their own More young seeking public flats Steadily growing numbers of young people are applying for public rental housing, with most citing a desire to live on their own. This was shown by the Housing Department's latest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1395251/more-young-people-drawn-public-rental-housing

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