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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

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

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

    ... committee, Stanley Wong Yuen-fai, said: "We have learned a lesson. In future planning, we should consider if public housing is workable on remote sites and in small projects." Monthly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558541/high-management-fees-likely-single-block-developments-say-property
  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

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

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

    ... Committee yesterday- based on the Director of Audit's report released in April- expressed "grave concern and alarm" over the government's "wavering housing policy". "We criticise the decision, especially when the need for public housing is so great," said committee member Alan Leong Ka-kit. According to the audit report, the 24 public housing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550584/24-sites-reserved-public-housing-sold-developers-says-report
  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Key housing committee warns over rent controls, building on country parks

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:40pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Long-term Housing Strategy Steering Committee also expresses reservations about regulating subdivided flats and offering subsidies to those waiting for public housing The government-appointed committee tasked with long-term planning for housing development in Hong Kong has expressed reservations about introducing rent controls and regulations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1429647/government-advisers-not-keen-rent-controls-or-building-homes-country
  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Public flat tenants face 10pc rent rise

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

    ... increase of almost 10 per cent, if an authority committee approves the plan tomorrow. A government source says the authority's deficit for this financial year will be slashed from HK$1.7 billion to HK$900 million if the plan is endorsed by independent members of the subsidised housing committee. But the deficit will rise to HK$2.1 billion if members vote to waive one month's ...

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

    District council chiefs won't budge on rezoning plans after lunch with CY

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:00am by Olga Wong

    ... committee head Chan Wai-kwan stood in for them at the lunch but could not be reached for comment last night. Sha Tin district council chairman Ho Hau-cheung said after the lunch yesterday: "We ... could still proceed with Town Planning Board approval. Yesterday, the board's metro planning committee endorsed the rezoning of five open space, green-belt and community sites in Kwai Chung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519130/district-council-chiefs-wont-budge-rezoning-plans-after-lunch-cy
  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Kwai Tsing council rejects government's housing plans

    Posted May 09th 2014, 03:36am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Kwai Tsing council turns down housing plan District councillors have dealt a setback to government plans to build about 13,500 public flats in Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi. Kwai Tsing council unanimously passed a motion yesterday opposing rezoning 13 sites selected for the flats unless traffic and other issues were resolved. Councillors said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1507636/kwai-tsing-council-rejects-governments-housing-plans
  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Steering committee takes 'dynamic' approach to housing strategy

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com New model considers impact of social and economic factors, housing chief says 'Dynamic' approach in housing strategy A government committee set up ... Term Housing Strategy Steering Committee meeting, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung said this model was different from the one the government used in its last long-term housing strategy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1155682/steering-committee-takes-dynamic-approach-housing-strategy
  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Plan for 215,000 new flats eats into Hong Kong's green belts

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:18am by Olga Wong

    ... was selected. In Kowloon, Kwun Tong provides the most sites, 13. There were no sites in Wan Chai or Yau Tsim Mong. Yuen Long district councillor Tang Ho-nin, who chairs the council's town planning and development committee, said the government should first consider developing brownfield sites occupied by car-repair workshops and waste-sorting sites. "Isn't it ironic that they ban us from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1412134/government-paper-shows-152-sites-where-215000-flats-will-be-built
  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Panel suggests prefabricated housing for families in subdivided flats

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 01:07am by Olga Wong, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... sites for families living in subdivided flats. This is among recommendations released yesterday by the Long-term Housing Strategy Committee, which also cautioned against rent controls and subsidies for people awaiting public housing. The committee gave no details about the transitional homes or how they would differ from the temporary housing areas widely used until the 1990s. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1429906/panel-suggests-prefabricated-housing-families-subdivided-flats
  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Lawmaker Chan Kin-por in battle over management of private Cyberport estate

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 11:23am by FANNY FUNG

    ... he lives. Chan, who represents the insurance sector in the Legislative Council, is also the owners' committee chairman of Residence Bel-Air, a private estate with about 2,700 flats next ... committee had studied the issue and believed the estate was unsuitable for management under an owners' corporation, because of its large size and the fact that many owners were investors who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1432480/lawmaker-chan-kin-por-battle-over-management-private-cyberport-estate

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