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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Hong Kong to see surge in tiny flats as demand remains strong

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:08pm by Sandy Li

    ... million. "New homes being offered in the price range of HK$4 million and HK$6 million registered the fastest sales response because of the lending policy. Properties exceeding HK$7 million ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Strong bidding for Xiamen land points to continued home price rises

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:52am by Sandy Li

    ... once they paid a full year of social security levy in a lump sum. Previously, non-local residents needed to stay and work in the city for one year and have proof of tax payment before ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Plans for flats on two Tai Po sites rejected

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by BRIAN YAP, Olga Wong

    ... assessment of the supporting transport, educational and social welfare facilities. Earlier, concerns about noise and environmental pollution as well as traffic jams have been aired by residents of Fu ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Positive sentiment bodes well for upcoming launches of new homes

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 02:59pm by Peggy Sito

    ... by Wheelock, New World Development and MTR Corp, more than 500 units were sold for a total of about HK$10 billion in the past 16 days. Wong said market response remains positive, and that would benefit ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Developers may get revised guidelines urging clarity on fixed windows

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Olga Wong, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... But no system is in place to ensure developers do a good job of the mitigation measures they propose, or to hold them responsible for not honouring their promises. More importantly, the fixed-window ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    'My flat is 30 sq ft and infested with bugs': Poor forced into dismal housing shows need for rent control

    Posted May 04th 2014, 09:11pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... that the government make the details public. Other groups in the alliance include social worker and lawmaker Cheung Kwok-che and the Alliance Concerning Comprehensive Social Security Assistance for low-income residents. For his most recent eviction, Yeung received a week’s notice. Thanks to social workers he did not end up living on the streets. He has so far been unable to stay at any flat longer than ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Housing Authority finance chief says task force proposals are ‘unrealistic’

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 11:27am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... they don't address its social responsibility or practical constraints. Among other things, the Working Group on Long-Term Fiscal Planning proposed selling off assets, lifting the proportion ... But on the asset-sales option he noted that it had no more valuable assets since its shopping malls and car parks were sold off through the Link Reit in 2005. But even if it did, the social impact had ...

  8. News - China Insider - HOUSING

    Younger generation in Beijing increasingly dependent on parents for housing, poll says

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 06:22pm by Chris Luo

    ... ownership by a partner was an important factor when considering marriage. In response to rising housing prices exacerbated by speculation and investment-driven activities, the Beijing government ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Rising rents taking biggest toll on the poor

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by LO WEI

    ... of social security assistance or public housing. The Salvation Army interviewed 127 such people in December and January and found that the average monthly rent they paid was HK$3,000, a jump from ...

  10. 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

    ... rather build public flats if we can identify sites but the logistics industry has strong demand for those sites, too." In its report on the public response to housing suggestions put up ...




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