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  1. Inspectors check 1,000 flats at estate where slab fell

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The Housing Department inspected about 1,000 three-bedroom flats in a Tseung Kwan O home ownership estate early this month after a large concrete slab for holding an air conditioner fell two floors from one of the units. It said it would also inspect all similar three-bedroom subsidised flats built by the China State Construction Engineering Corporation in 1997 ...

  2. Rich and poor resent developers' influence

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Po and a public rental home in Tseung Kwan O to a house on The Peak. Tang has proposed an extra 40,000 subsidised flats be built over the next five years on top of the existing plan for 75,000 flats. Leung wants to speed up construction of public rental flats and provide more subsidised homes for the middle-class. David Chu Kam-chuen, a public housing tenant in Ma On Shan, ...

  3. Kingsford Terrace buy-back comes with optional extras

    Posted Jul 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... subsidised flats for sale. The Housing Authority must now decide what to do with the flats, sales of which were blocked when the Home Ownership Scheme was mothballed in 2002. Democrat Legislator ... The flats were sold for a 'cut-price' to a consortium of New World and Sun Hung Kai Properties which plans to tear them down and build luxury apartments. The government is expected to pay ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Shau Kei Wan residents fail to stop plan to build more flats

    Posted May 10th 2014, 02:59am by Olga Wong

    ... of the government's decision to sell the former minibus terminus, included in a development plan for subsidised flats in the 1990s, to a private developer. Zoned residential in 2004, it was awarded ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Shau Kei Wan residents fail to stop flats plan A block of flats looks likely to be built on a small site along the Shau Kei Wan waterfront despite ...

  5. Young activists launch anti-development group

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, Tanna Chong

    ... is planning to march from Chater Garden to the Central Government Offices on November 7 to demand the revival of the subsidised Home Ownership Scheme (HOS) to provide subsidised flats ... had been using nasty methods to force the owners to sell their properties to Richfield. These included posting a sea of red placards on the exterior of the flats and locking the gate ...

  6. Doubt cast on HOS effect on prices

    Posted May 04th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Acting housing minister Yau Shing-mu said yesterday it was debatable whether to resume the Home Ownership Scheme because of soaring home prices, as the sale of subsidised flats did not always help curb prices. 'HOS flats themselves do not necessarily, or very often do not, have the impact of suppressing flat [prices]. Therefore it's debatable if we ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Leung to increase construction of public housing flats by a third: source

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

    ... annually would reach 45,000 units- 20,000 public housing flats, 5,000 subsidised flats and 20,000 private flats. Housing Authority member and former lawmaker Wong Sing-chi said: "The new ... Olga Wong and Stuart Lau Chief executive likely to boost annual number of flats available to needy by a third, says source CY to increase public housing construction Chief Executive Leung ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Scheme to boost home ownership may face axe

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Allowing middle-income families to buy publicly subsidised flats has driven prices up, say critics Homebuyers' scheme may face axe The future of a new policy that aims to help middle-income families buy government-subsidised home ownership scheme (HOS) flats in the secondary market has been thrown into doubt, with the housing minister hinting ...

  9. Loan guarantees for HOS owners

    Posted Sep 14th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Owners of government-subsidised flats are being offered loan guarantees to make it easier to rent or sell their homes on the open market. The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation is offering guarantees of up to HK$3 million to help Home Ownership Scheme flat-owners borrow money to pay the government premium on their homes, without which the flats cannot be sold or let. ...

  10. HOS freeze will cost $386m, Legco told

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The government's move to prop up the property market by suspending the sale of subsidised flats will cost taxpayers at least $386 million, legislators were told yesterday. ... since the sales were suspended in November 2002. Mr Tam estimated another $170 million would be spent before 2007, when the flats go on sale. The figure led to renewed calls by legislators ...




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