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  1. 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 and injuring several others. Rescuers continued to search the debris in the hopes of finding any additional survivors. Seven ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    More young people drawn to public rental housing

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:58am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Housing Department survey finds rapidly increasing number of young people applying for rental housing in order to live on their own More young seeking public flats Steadily growing numbers of young people are applying for public rental housing, with most citing a desire to live on their own. This was shown by the Housing Department's latest ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Clampdown on estate managers in the pipeline

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 03:52am by Olga Wong

    ... companies and practitioners through the issuing of licences and handling of complaints, Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs Raymond Young Lap-moon said yesterday. The move is in response ... managers will be required to comply with a code of practice and achieve certain qualifications. Young said the regulations would minimise instances where a single contractor manages to exercise ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Young filmmakers itching to tell stories of Hong Kong's poorest

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Young filmmakers find that life in a subdivided flat isn't as they expected - it's far worse Bed bugs, more bed bugs, and even more bed bugs - this was the theme of a documentary ... with her young daughter, and another mother who works on construction sites in Hong Kong while sending wages home to her child on the mainland. A study commissioned by the government estimated ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Young cage home residents 'isolated from family'

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Young cage home residents 'isolated from family' Amid the public housing crunch, single people earning a low wage are taking up residence in subdivided ... than 10 years. The organisation is urging the government to build more public housing and abolish the points system, which gives less priority for young and single people. Older people start ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Tycoon Lee Shau-kee in talks to donate land for cheap flats for young

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 04:34pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Tycoon in talks to give land for cheap flats for young Henderson Land Development chairman Lee Shau-kee has confirmed he is in talks with the government to donate a plot of farmland in Fanling to build affordable housing for young people. The site, which will provide more than 1,000 flats, is one of seven sites offered by Lee to the government, Lee ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Buyers in new development not so keen to rent flats for elderly relatives

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:29am by Stuart Lau and Fanny W. Y. Fung

    ... said even if young buyers were willing to take care of their ageing parents, there were still two reasons for some of them not to rent a flat in the estate. First, they might choose to live ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Young couple the first to get right to buy discounted second-hand HOS flats

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Joyce Ng

    ... Lo Wei and Joyce Ng Couple among the first to take advantage of scheme offering discounted second-hand homes Lucky 5,000 win chance to buy flats Avan Tsar was lucky enough to be among 5,000 people chosen to be allowed to buy a second-hand Home Ownership S ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    New home deal has Granny flat included

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

    ... a sales manager at Midland Realty, said: "Our firm has received more than 10 inquiries a month about the project over the past few months. "Many young families are interested ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Subsidised flats for young people won't be ready for four years

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by DENNIS CHONG AND LAUREN HO

    ... Dennis Chong and Lauren Ho And there will only be 300 up for grabs when the first projects in subsidised scheme are ready Young people may be waiting 4 years for flats It will take up to four years to finish the first lot of subsidised housing for young people under a new scheme - but that will amount to fewer than 300 flats. That is despite Chief Executive Leung ...




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