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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Henderson boss Lee Shau-kee mulls flats modelled after subsidised housing

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... 'subsidised housing' Property tycoon Lee Shau-kee is thinking of building and selling residential flats similar to subsidised housing, and "the cheaper, the better", he says. Lee ... of at least 2,000 units similar to Home Ownership Scheme flats- on which buyers do not pay a premium. The site to be used might not be farmland, nor might it be owned by him, he said. He did ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Buyers keen on subsidised flat scheme

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Buyers keen on subsidised flat scheme The new scheme giving middle-income earners the chance to buy a subsidised flat in the secondary market without having ... by yesterday's deadline for the first batch. Of the 2,497 who wanted to buy a subsidised flat, 428 entered into the provisional purchase agreement and 254 completed their transactions. Under the scheme, ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Affordable-housing sales poor in tier-one mainland cities

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... who qualify cannot afford to buy the flats," he said. A property agent said: "We were appointed as selling agents of a subsidised housing project in Shanghai last year. "We ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Big-city affordable-housing sales weak Sales of government-subsidised housing in Shanghai and Beijing have been disappointing because those who qualify ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Thousands sign up for subsidised homes after Leung policy fails to impress

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 03:35pm

    ... Lai Ying-kit Discounted new homes and HOS secondary market flats vastly oversubscribed Hundreds of homebuyers flocked to submit their forms as the application for 5,988 flats under two subsidised housing schemes drew to a close late on Friday. Some applicants who turned up at the Housing Society’s office in Tai Hang on Friday morning said they had their eyes on one of the projects ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Home buyers flock to apply for subsidised HOS units

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 05:40pm by Johnny Tam

    ... in line on Friday compared the HOS offer to the “My Home Purchase Plan” programme, by the Hong Kong Housing Society, selling subsidised flats at Greenview Villa in Tsing Yi. “I think the Home ... Johnny Tam Hundreds of home buyers seeking bargains waited in line at the Housing Authority, on Friday, to get applications for 5,000 used government-subsidised units being sold under ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Young people flood subsidised housing projects

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Two subsidised housing schemes are inundated with applications from the young and single- taking local real estate experts by surprise Young are keenest on bargain property Young people have emerged as the keenest home hunters, with almost two-thirds of applications for two government-subsidised housing schemes being made by the young and single. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Adviser suggests subsidising young peoples' housing costs

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Adviser suggests subsidising young couples to help them have children Housing 'should encourage families' Young people postponing marriage and delaying having children because they cannot afford a flat would get subsidies under a proposal floated by a government housing adviser. Michael Choi Ngai-min says the problem of an ageing ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Ferry companies shouldn't be subsidised while they burn dirty fuel

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... that it would subsidise the operations of New World First Ferry, which, it says, "emits some of the worst dark smoke pollution in Hong Kong". The group urges the work be postponed until either ... of the emissions from the ferries. The same might be said of the Star Ferry which operates from Central Pier 7. The tie-up has a first-floor viewing area with a high pitched roof, rather than a flat roof. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Waiting list for subsidised elderly homes may last 50 years

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Emily Tsang

    ... Colleen Lee and Emily Tsang As thousands queue for subsidised homes, the 1,700 places pledged by chief executive in his policy address are likely to have little impact Waiting list for elderly may go on for 50 years Clearing the waiting list for government-subsidised homes for the elderly could take up to 50 years if provision increases at the pace outlined in the chief ...




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