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Hong Kong Housing Society

Frenzy over Greenview Villa vanishes

The first eligible buyers selected by lottery for flats in Greenview Villa in Tsing Yi, a subsidised housing project by the Hong Kong Housing Society (HKHS), were invited last week to choose their units. Guess how many turned up?

Tuesday, 16 April, 2013, 5:24am

Who said it?

Upholding the rule of law and judicial independence for Hong Kong are the minimum duties that a Bar chairman should be committed to.

18 Feb 2013 - 1:55am

Housing Society seeks help to rehouse tenants while it rebuilds estates

The Housing Society says the lack of vacant flats for temporary relocations is the main obstacle to redevelopment of public housing - despite this approach being highlighted as a way to increase supply in Leung Chun-ying's policy address.

18 Feb 2013 - 4:34am 1 comment

Cooling period

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

14 Dec 2012 - 10:18am

Hong Kong ill prepared to care for middle-class retirees

Retirees Sidney Lam Siu-cheung and Judy Lam Kuan-ieng count themselves lucky. Returning from the United States last year, the couple have managed to secure a home in Cheerful Court in Ngau Tau Kok.

4 Nov 2012 - 11:15am

Housing group offers special help

Facilitating quality living for older generations is a major priority for the Hong Kong Housing Society (HKHS). However, rather than simply providing specialist housing for the elderly, the Society also pioneers initiatives aimed at improving their healthcare needs and general well-being.

14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Provide decent housing for needy

It's hard to imagine that living on the street could be better than living in a residential building. But for those who live in the kind of tiny, cramped spaces known as 'cage homes', it's true.

31 May 2011 - 12:00am

Society wraps up prize for design

It looks like a present. With a cardboard cover designed to look like wrapping paper and a magnet-pull red ribbon decoration at the front, the Hong Kong Housing Society's 2006 annual report comes as an offering to the community.

20 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Housing services help the needy

Affordable quality housing has been provided by the Hong Kong Housing Society (HKHS) for nearly 60 years.

'For many years we have had a wide range of programmes and services designed to benefit the community that go beyond our regular business activities. We refer to all of our services as 'contributing with a heart',' said Margaret Chan, HKHS director of corporate services.

26 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

NGO seeks a seasoned building manager

A non-governmental organisation serving the needs of the community in housing and related services is looking for a top-notch building manager.

The Hong Kong Housing Society has many achievements. Notably, its nine new Property Management Advisory centres in the older districts to reach out to owners of dated properties.

30 Jun 2007 - 12:00am