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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Rising rents taking biggest toll on the poor

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

    ... income. I couldn't stand it so I had to move out and find another place," he said. He found a cheap bed space for rent but said the living conditions were appalling, so he left, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455649/rising-rents-taking-biggest-toll-poor
  2. 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

    ... a cage home at The Space gallery on Hollywood Road. ArtWalk is an annual fundraising event in which over 60 galleries in Central open their doors to the public. Proceeds from ticket sales ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1444585/plight-hong-kongs-cage-home-dwellers-worse-now-25-years-ago
  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

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

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

    ... transport interchange, a market for 120 traders, car parks and a public open space of about 4,000 square metres. The project, which represents the second and third phases of the HK$40 billion Kwun ...

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

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

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

    ... expenses. The report also indicated that families living in private housing- all in the study lived in spaces of between 80 and 120 square feet- paid around six times more rent per square foot than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1430604/rent-control-would-ease-burden-poorest-finds-family-services-report
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1306556/hong-kong-housing-groups-loggerheads-over-open-space-plan-singles
  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Hong Kong's subdivided flat dwellers pay more rent for smaller, substandard space

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Study details cramped conditions that workers and even univesity-educated tenants endure Subdivided flat dwellers paying more for less space Residents of subdivided flats are squeezed into an average living space of just 68 square feet - half the space that people living in public housing have - and per square foot they pay a premium of almost 28 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1248501/hong-kongs-subdivided-flat-dwellers-pay-more-rent-less-space
  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    1,000 extra flats may be squeezed into Kai Tak site, says Paul Chan Mo-po

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 05:07am by Candy Chan

    ... Candy Chan candy.chan@scmp.com Study suggests easing construction limits and reducing flat sizes to free up space for more homes in key Kowloon development project 1,000 flats may be added to Kai Tak An ongoing government study into increasing office and housing space within the Kai Tak development area has suggested the site could provide 1,000 additional residential flats. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1349291/1000-extra-flats-may-be-squeezed-kai-tak-site-says-paul-chan-mo-po
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    New home deal has Granny flat included

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:47am by Olga Wong, Yvonne Liu

    ... to 11th floors, where extra-wide corridors allow space for wheelchairs. Inside the flats, there are support rails and safety alarms, sprinklers, fire alarms and phones linking directly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1356083/new-home-deal-has-granny-flat-included
  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Development secretary Paul Chan floats idea of building flats in country parks

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Stuart Lau

    ... Lo Wei and Stuart Lau As city sets 10-year housing target amid acute land shortage, minister says the possibility of developing park spaces should be discussed Chan moots idea for country ... less developed countries in terms of living space per capita. Lau Ping-cheung, Leung's housing adviser and a member of the committee, suggested vacant industrial buildings be turned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1306570/development-secretary-paul-chan-floats-idea-building-flats-country
  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Misery for poor as Hong Kong landlords cram more families into tiny subdivided flats

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, Stuart Lau

    ... the average rent for a cubicle, cage home or small suite had risen by nearly 20 per cent from HK$1,250 in 2009 to HK$1,500 a month in 2013. But more money is not buying more space. On average ... I am very sad about it but there is nothing we can do." Another cubicle tenant said his family of four lived in a 100 sq ft space separated by wooden boards. The monthly rent for space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1301373/rent-tiny-flats-jumps-20pc-and-they-get-smaller

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