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  1. Tenants fear renewal plan could leave them homeless

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Residents in a cluster of Mong Kok buildings marked for redevelopment by the Urban Renewal Authority yesterday say it will be hard to find new homes given ... consultation began yesterday, after which the secretary of development must decide whether to go ahead with the plan. 3,500 Residents who got homes in the nine other redevelopment projects the URA ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Housing Society seeks help to rehouse tenants while it rebuilds estates

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... tenants have nowhere to go' The Housing Society is seeking help to rehouse residents from its old public estates while it redevelops them, as it struggles to complete a plan that is expected to yield thousands of new homes. It says the lack of vacant flats for temporary relocations is the main obstacle to redevelopment of public housing- despite this approach being highlighted as a way ...

  3. Ex-industrial sites chosen for public housing

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... strategies to increase land supply announced by the government last year. The other five strategies are urban redevelopment, land resumption in the New Territories, reclamation outside Victoria Harbour, rock cavern development and reusing former quarry sites. Tsang said the short-term measures- the rezoning exercise and redevelopment- would release 150 hectares of land, and together ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COMMUNITY

    Lek Yuen estate's dai pai dong survives against the odds

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... location, or wait and see if he could afford the rent after The Link redeveloped the area. None of them appealed. In the end, he was allowed to continue his business- but only if he took all ...

  5. 59,000 new flats to hit market within 4 years

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... will be at risk.' Meanwhile, the Housing Authority has surrendered nine public housing estates in the past five years for redevelopment as open space or for schools and community facilities. In addition, the 3.8-hectare former North Point Estate will be redeveloped for private housing and a hotel. ...

  6. Developers benefit when there's a lot at stake

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring The decision to lower the compulsory purchase threshold of a building from 90 per cent to 80 per cent of its flat owners- allegedly to encourage the redevelopment ... divided into several more sections and comprising some 22 flats. So it is quite possible that half or two-thirds of one of the buildings will be redeveloped without reference to the other portion. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Above-35 singles may get priority in public rental flats

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Amy Nip

    ... launching a review in line with the work of the new Long Term Housing Strategy Committee, which is assessing housing demands of different population groups. The authority also discussed redeveloping ...

  8. From subsidised homes to urban renewal

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... rental flats at affordable prices to the public. In the 1970s, the society began to participate in urban redevelopment projects after the government set up the Housing Authority to oversee ...

  9. 59,000 new private flats expected within four years

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... public housing estates in the past five years for redevelopment. Totalling 6.8 hectares, they will be used as open space and for schools and community facilities. In addition, the 3.8-hectare former North Point Estate will be redeveloped for private housing and a hotel. In the pipeline 21 projects approved but yet to start construction will yield 12,000 flats Privately developed units ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Homes-for-Hongkongers plan will extend to their resale

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... however, apply to the large Kwun Tong Town Centre redevelopment, which is due to go to tender shortly. Some people in the property sector have warned that the sales ban would push mainlanders ...




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