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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Target of 470,000 new flats in 10 years is too low: lawmakers

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Critics say government plan to build 470,000 units in 10 years does not take into account increasing population and smaller households New flats target is too low: lawmakers The government's new housing target was challenged yesterday by lawmakers who said the estimate was too low. They said the objective of building 470,000 flats in the next ...

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    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 O attractive to buyers when they go on sale in June, an academic says. But the Home Ownership Scheme flats might draw speculators instead of genuine, needy buyers, warned Chau Kwong-wing, chair ...

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    Kuk leader suggests building high-rise to meet village house demands

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

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Lau Wong-fat suggests six villages where local people could be housed in taller buildings and says Shenzhen model could set example to city Kuk leader keen on high-rise solution Six villages in Yuen Long and Sha Tin have been named by rural chief Lau Wong-fat as suitable sites to build multi-storey flats for indigenous villagers, a measure proposed ...

  4. 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 ...

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    Urban Renewal Authority rules out renovation for unsafe building

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Residents of unsafe block on their own with revamp Residents living in a dangerous building in To Kwa Wan will have to solve redevelopment problems on their own after the Urban Renewal Authority refused to start an overhaul yesterday. After a board meeting, the authority said in a statement that it preferred to help the residents through its ...

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    Developers may pitch in to build public flats in Hong Kong

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

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Measures under discussion include rent control and units for singles Developers may pitch in to build public flats Developers are likely to be enlisted to hasten the supply of affordable public flats, according to a government report to be released for public consultation this month. For the first time since 2002, the private sector may resume its ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Clock ticks down on mass eviction from old To Kwa Wan building

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Eviction order to be served on entire block on Friday unless residents can rally support to force property onto URA redevelopment list Clock ticks down ... Helena Wong Pik-wan said yesterday. Will the building survive if its balconies are sliced off? It's uncertain. The elderly residents paid a lot for the last building renovation. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    To Kwa Wan residents may resort to court order in eviction fight

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com But chances of success are deemed slim as date looms for them to leave dangerous tenement Evicted residents may resort to court order Residents of an unsafe tenement block in To Kwa Wan may apply for a court order to stop the government from turning them out on Friday. That was the most immediate option for the residents who had hit a brick wall ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Demand will ensure private flats are built, says Paul Chan

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Recent hiccups in securing land and developers will not derail plans, development minister says Demand will ensure flats are built, says Paul Chan The development chief has sought to allay worries that the government's ambitious private housing target may fall apart, after more rezoning plans ran into opposition and a tender for a Tai Po site ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Plan to double Lamma Island's population stokes fears over higher ferry fares

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by FANNY FUNG

    ... six loss-making outlying island ferry routes, including the Central to Sok Kwu Wan service operated by Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry. Board vice-chairman Stanley Wong Yuen-fai questioned whether ...




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