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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Middle-aged singles get public rental housing priority

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:07am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Shift in points system and more allocated flats for people in 45-plus age group in bid to relieve acute shortage of public rental properties ... The measure was among a basket of proposals the Housing Authority's subsidised housing committee discussed to address the acute shortage of public rental housing in the city. "There may ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Crunch time for new pension plan, says Professor Nelson Chow

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by LO WEI

    ... a retirement protection scheme was not about getting the wealthy to subsidise the poor. "I don't want to make calculations this way, but if you really want to calculate it, I just want to tell those making over HK$30,000 a month that what you pay would not be subsidising the poor," Chow said. "In fact, I want to make this clear: this scheme would be to ensure ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Housing and holidays bring smiles

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... and wellbeing project". The surveyors also identified three possible "happiness policies" for a vote, and found the reactivation of the government-subsidised Home Ownership Scheme ... and the first batch of new flats will be sold to middle-income families in the next couple of years. The second most popular policy was an increase in the number of public holidays, with 91 per cent ...

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    Tai O villagers safe after fire, but where's the money to rebuild?

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... of the water. A fire ripped through the stilt homes- built mainly from wooden planks and metal sheets- on May 2. No one was injured, but 10 families were left homeless. They moved to temporary flats ... impossible. Rebuilding a very basic stilt house costs up to HK$300,000. She's just a retiree. If the government doesn't subsidise her, she won't be able to rebuild it." ...



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