Hong Kong Housing Authority

Cooling period

RESIDENTIAL SUPPLY IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE AS THE HONG KONG GOVERNMENT FOCUSES ON THE CITY'S HOUSING NEEDS FOR THE NEXT 10 YEARS.

The events of 2012 are expected to have a significant bearing on the future direction of Hong Kong's property market.

Friday, 14 December, 2012, 10:18am

Home needs under one roof

With its core activities centred on helping low-income families with their housing needs, the Housing Department (HD) and Hong Kong Housing Authority (HA) are responsible for providing accommodation for about a third of the city's population.

16 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

A sheltering, well-sheltered career

The opportunity to make a contribution to improving the living standards of Hong Kong Housing Authority (HA) tenants is a continuous supply of motivation for Connie Lai Fan Siu-wah, chief planning officer with the Hong Kong Housing Department (HD).

16 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lead from the front to attain goals

One of the first government departments to introduce a comprehensive environmental policy, Hong Kong Housing Authority has cultivated a green culture in its offices, among its building partners and tenants.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

All the winners

Green SME Award

Grand Award

Hop Hing Oil Investment

Gold Award

California Air

Certificate of Merit

20 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

No holes barred in bid for cheap public flats

New public housing units will not be provided with front-door metal gates under a Housing Authority cost-saving plan, the Legislative Council was told yesterday.

Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands Michael Suen Ming-yeung said in a written reply that the measure was approved in June and covered all new public rental flats, including those under planning or construction.

30 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Two loan schemes

I refer to the letter headlined 'Homeowners struggle with repayments' (South China Morning Post, November 16).

21 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Media duty to clear the air of verbal pollution

THE HONG KONG MEDIA seem highly tolerant when it comes to verbal pollution. Everyday the Government feeds them statements and speeches that are often pregnant with lofty but empty language.

27 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

'Wongs' show how housing needs are met

A fictional family, the Wongs, helped to tell the Hong Kong Housing Authority story in its colourful, photo- packed annual report.

The report earned the authority a bronze medal in the non-profit and charitable organisations category.

28 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Hsin Chong takes on $1.06b job

Hsin Chong Construction Group's wholly owned subsidiary Hsin Chong Construction has been awarded a $1.06 billion contract for the Tung Chung Area 30 phase two project by the Hong Kong Housing Authority. The project, to be completed in two years' time, will comprise six, 41-storey residential blocks.

28 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Contracts suspended

Tak Wing Investment (Holdings) says its wholly owned construction arm, Wan Hin Co, has been suspended from tendering for further new work and maintenance work contracts for six months as of December 1 last year.

Wan Hin is appealing against the Hong Kong Housing Authority's decision.

9 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

$499m housing tenders awarded in HK

THREE contracts together worth almost $499 million have been awarded by the Hong Kong Housing Authority.

The largest, worth $191.95 million, was won by Wecon and involves the redevelopment of the second phase of the Pak Tin estate at Shek Kip Mei.

Plans call for the construction of 638 homes in three 14-storey blocks.

24 Feb 1996 - 12:00am

Keep your estate neat and tidy

PRIMARY and secondary students are being encouraged to keep their housing estates clean in a promotion effort organised by the Hong Kong Housing Authority and the Education Department.

The 'Campaign to Promote Civic-Mindedness' aims to encourage youngsters to care for public housing estate facilities, prevent vandalism, and keep the estates clean.

7 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Alleviate overcrowding

I AM a resident in Lai King Estate and am concerned about the policy of the Housing Authority.

Recently, the Hong Kong Housing Authority (HKHA) decided to renovate the old vacant rooms in some housing estates and give them to the people who live in resettlement areas.

17 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Go bilingual

ALMOST every government department in Hong Kong is bilingual. Therefore, it is surprising that the Hong Kong Housing Authority uses only Chinese. All the circulars which are posted for the information of tenants are always in Chinese. I am a non-Chinese tenant.

26 May 1994 - 12:00am

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