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  1. From subsidised homes to urban renewal

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... it operates more than 32,000 flats in 20 subsidised estates, accommodating more than 100,000 tenants. During the 1950s, the society redeemed land at one-third of the market value to build 11,000 ... subsidised housing developments. It introduced the Sandwich-Class Housing/Loan Scheme in the 1990s to help middle-income families buy their own homes. Ten developments- 8,920 flats- were completed ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Baby critical after her mother and brothers, aged 2 and 5, are killed in flat fire

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:15am

    ... Lai Ying Kit, Shirley Zhao and Clifford Lo An eight-month-old baby girl was fighting for life in hospital today after her mother and two brothers, aged two and five, were killed in a flat fire. Lung Po-king, 33, and her sons Chan Kai-yin and Chan Kai-lok, died when fire broke out at the flat in Kwun Tong in the early hours of this morning. The baby and her father, Chan Wai-tong, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Embattled subsidised Logos school head resigns

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The college in Tseung Kwan O was criticised in the Audit Commission's report in November for 23 irregularities, including the spending of HK$10 million to buy flats for non-local teachers. One of the flats was a village house in Tai Au Mun in Clear Water Bay, bought in 2006. The other two flats, at Choi Ming Court in Tseung Kwan O, were bought in 2008. The properties were registered under ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Getting a flat in new affordable housing project in Beijing like winning a lottery

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:07am by CELINE SUN; LANGI CHIANG

    ... are permanent residents of Beijing without a flat and those already enrolled for a unit in other government-subsidised affordable housing. The project, called Royal Scenery, is part of a broad plan ... in Beijing comes down to luck of the draw It's like a lucky draw. More than 140,000 families are lining up for only 2,000 flats on sale in Beijing's first "self-use commercial ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Surveillance camera flaw gives woman live feed... into someone else's flat

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Woman looking to monitor child and domestic helper gets live feed into another family's flat Surveillance camera sees more than it should A mother ... not her real name- fears more Hongkongers could fall victim to the mysterious security flaw. She also hopes the family whose flat she has been given unwitting access to will recognise their home ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A good housing plan goes beyond building more flats

    Posted May 15th 2014, 06:04pm by CARINE LAI

    ... This puts us at serious risk of recreating Tin Shui Wai, where some 79 per cent of the housing is subsidised, including Home Ownership Scheme flats, and which has become known for its high rates ... to more profitable uses- that is, by building shopping malls and expensive flats. While the owners are supposedly compensated enough to buy another flat nearby (although this often does not work ...

  8. Consultation paper on subsidising home ownership biased, critics say

    Posted Jun 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Critics have lashed a government consultation exercise to collect views on subsidising home ownership, saying the framework is biased and lacks substance. A 54-page document, titled 'Public Consultation on Subsidising Home Ownership', was posted on a Transport and Housing Bureau website yesterday. It seeks to gauge public opinion by asking three key ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - EARNINGS

    Midland losses narrow as new homes sales rebound

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:27am by Sandy Li

    ... and the competition is expected to remain this tough for some time," Wong said after announcing the results. He forecast home prices to remain flat in the second half after increasing 3 per cent ... long will it last? The market outlook remains uncertain." He said the market would be dominated by new home sales as developers continued to cut prices and subsidise stamp duty to entice ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ACCOMMODATION

    Subdivided-flat misery much worse than realised, study finds

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com 280,000 could be living in subdivided flats and paying exorbitant rent, says concern group Housing misery may be much worse than thought As many as 280,000 families could be living in subdivided flats in old buildings across the city, with many paying higher than average rents, according to a new study by a concern group. The figure is much higher ...




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