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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Housing Society faces criticism over high cost of new cross-generation flats

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... projects. But Wong said apart from providing affordable housing, the society had a role in filling the gap between the government and the private market. Residential flats designed ... Legislators tell Housing Society to help the poor, rather than profit from redevelopment projects A new housing estate to promote cross-generation living and to be sold at market price ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1177239/housing-society-faces-criticism-over-high-cost-new-cross-generation
  2. News - China - HOUSING

    One dead in Ningbo apartment collapse

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 03:35am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Investigation after collapse of Ningbo apartment block kills woman An apartment building that officials said was home to 15 families collapsed near the port city of Ningbo yesterday morning, killing at least one resident ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1465145/one-dead-ningbo-apartment-collapse
  3. 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

    ... "When you do a slope design, there is much more work involved." The average cost of building a public rental flat could rise from HK$700,000 to HK$1 million, he warned. Raising money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1453093/housing-authority-chief-says-task-force-proposals-are-unrealistic
  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Rising rents taking biggest toll on the poor

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

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Survey finds city's lowest earners spend nearly two-thirds of their income on housing Rising rents taking biggest toll on the poor At 59, Chiu Man-sun has found himself sleeping in fast-food restaurants and internet cafes, forc ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455649/rising-rents-taking-biggest-toll-poor
  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    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 sa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1454286/lantau-plans-may-help-tai-o-flat-sales-expert
  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Plight of Hong Kong's cage-home dwellers 'worse now than 25 years ago'

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... who heads the NGO Society for Community Organisation (Soco)- said the problem was getting worse, especially for a new generation who had grown up in such conditions. "A home is not just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1444585/plight-hong-kongs-cage-home-dwellers-worse-now-25-years-ago
  7. 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

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Lamma quarry plan stokes transport fears A development plan for a quarry on Lamma that would almost double the population of the island has triggered concern over transport, with warnings of higher ferry fares or bigge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1448826/lamma-quarry-plan-stokes-transport-fears
  8. 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 am ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1448827/demand-will-ensure-private-flats-are-built-says-paul-chan
  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    URA cash injection to speed up development of 'small Taikoo Shing'

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by Olga Wong

    ... an environmentally friendly design and would not use extravagant materials, Wan said they were likely to be more expensive than those in Park Metropolitan, an estate in phase one of the redevelopment. ... should have been designed to be within the reach of those who could not afford a luxury home.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434334/ura-cash-injection-speed-development-small-taikoo-shing
  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Rent control would ease burden of poorest, finds family services report

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:58am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Rent control can ease poor's burden: report The government is being urged to consider rent control measures after a family services report found they would benefit the poorest members of society. Commenting on a Christian Family Service Centre report that found poor families in the Kwun Tong area spent about half of their monthly household ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1430604/rent-control-would-ease-burden-poorest-finds-family-services-report

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