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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. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Developers may pitch in to build public flats in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... role in the construction of subsidised flats, advisers on long-term housing have proposed. Other controversial measures up for public discussion include rent control, issuing licences ... private companies to build subsidised flats. "It would be difficult for the Housing Authority to increase the supply significantly on its own," Hui said. The Private Sector Participation ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Success of flats strategy hinges on finding enough suitable sites in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong and Stuart Lau

    ... Cheung said, adding that more subsidised homes would be built for those younger than 35. The source said raising the proportion of public flats, including subsidised flats, sent a clear message ... RECOMMENDATIONS Build 470,000 new homes in the next decade, 60 per cent of them public rental and subsidised flats Shorten waiting times for non-elderly single applicants aged over 45, and then for those ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Prices of 800 Tin Shui Wai flats to start from HK$1.2m

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com The subsidised homes, mostly in Tin Shui Wai, will be offered at a 30pc discount, with one flat in Aberdeen priced at more than HK$3 million Prices of 800 flats ... the starting price when more than 800 subsidised flats are offered next month, mostly in Tin Shui Wai, according to a source close to the offer. The prices will range up to HK$3 million for subsidised ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Home Ownership Scheme flats attract queue at launch

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, LO WEI

    ... at launch Hundreds of homebuyers seeking bargains waited in line at the Housing Authority yesterday, to get application forms for 5,000 used government-subsidised flats put out under a revised Home ... offer to "My Home Purchase Plan", a programme under the Housing Society that has begun selling subsidised flats at Greenview Villa in Tsing Yi. "HOS flats are more flexible, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Target of 470,000 new flats in 10 years is too low: lawmakers

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... rental and subsidised flats. But it had not decided the proportion of subsidised flats. Anthony Cheung declined to comment on the previous targets, saying the projected increase in new households ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Critics say government plan to build 470,000 units in 10 years does not take into account increasing population and smaller households New flats target is too ...




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