Public Housing Estates in Lam Tin

Change of plan on redeveloping estates

The Housing Department will rebuild the 37-year-old Pak Tin Estate in Sham Shui Po next year, marking a new redevelopment policy for public-rental homes that gives priority to sites that can yield extra flats.

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012, 12:00am

Two admit dropping choppers from flats

Two housewives pleaded guilty in Kwun Tong Court yesterday to allowing objects to fall from a height after choppers fell from their flats. Wong Kwan, 60, let a chopper fall accidentally in Pak Tin Estate, Sham Shui Po, on Monday. Chen Xiaoqing, 29, threw a chopper from her flat in Choi Hung Estate, Wong Tai Sin, on November 12.

28 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Few queue for HOS flats

Home Ownership Scheme flat sales resumed yesterday after a nine-month moratorium due to a property slump. Applications are open until August 8 for 2,451 flats in Sha Tin, Lei Yue Mun and Lam Tin. Fewer than 30 people were waiting to put in applications at the scheme's office in Lok Fu. The flats range from 654 to 997 square feet and are priced between $982,400 and $1,876,300.

27 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

HOS flats to be sold 'at 30pc discount'

The discount rate for the coming batch of Home Ownership Scheme flats will be lowered from 40 per cent to 30 per cent, the lowest in 12 years, according to a government source.

In late July, 2,435 scheme flats, priced from $1.13 million to $1.72 million, will be offered for sale.

It will be the first sale since a moratorium was lifted last week.

15 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Man found dead in suspected suicide

A man, 42, was found dead in a Kwun Tong flat yesterday. His brother-in-law found his body in Hong Wah Court, Wang Hong House. Police believe he killed himself by burning charcoal. He left a suicide note but gave no reason for ending his life.

31 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

Chopper fight

One man was slashed with a chopper and two others were injured in a fight on the 30th floor of Tak Shing House in Pak Tin Estate, Kwun Tong.

13 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Damaging

I write to protest against the proposed plan to build six Home Ownership Scheme blocks at Lam Tin Park.

22 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Death plunge

A girl, 12, fell to her death from the eighth floor of a block in Tak Tin Estate, Lam Tin.

6 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Site to be redeveloped

SHUN Tak Holdings has announced plans to redevelop a 42,150-square foot site, located in Kowloon Tong, into a luxury residential estate.

Laford Court, at 54-72 La Salle Road, consists of 30 flats and has been used as civil servant staff quarters for years.

10 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Fund paid

I REFER to the letter headlined, ''Nothing to celebrate'' (South China Morning Post, January 11).

22 Jan 1994 - 12:00am