The city's happiness level, as measured by an annual survey, dropped to the level in 2008, the year of the global financial crisis. And the least happy are those in the "sandwich class", whose...
Housing minister Anthony Cheung Bing-leung said a new rent-or-buy housing programme for the middle class could be reviewed in the upcoming long-term housing strategy.
The government was yesterday urged to help those in the sandwich class to get a home.
What started as a simple exchange of hellos with my neighbour in the lift lobby last week ended with me letting loose the foulest expletives you can imagine. My verbal filth embarrassed him - a...
A survey has found up to a quarter of sandwich class homeowners are prepared to declare bankruptcy because they cannot afford their mortgages. The Sandwich Class Housing Alliance polled 670...
Unemployed middle-ranking managers and professionals form a 'sandwich class' with little access to job-seeking help, according to a charity set up to address the problem.
During the Easter holidays, I went with some friends to look at the sandwich class flats at Diamond Hill MTR Station.
We all earn around $32,000 to $38,000 per month.
A housing loan scheme has been scrapped and the income limit for another cut in an overhaul to take account of plunging property prices.
The Housing Society may not be able to fulfil its pledge to provide affordable housing for all sandwich-class families by early next century, a senior staff member admitted yesterday.
SANDWICH class housing, first proposed by Governor Chris Patten in October 1992 to subsidise middle-income families, is advancing at full speed and should account for 20,000 new flats by 2001.
ABOUT 4,000 families have put in bids for the 1,500 places in the latest phase of the sandwich class housing loan scheme, which closed on Tuesday.
LEGISLATORS said the Government should build more flats.
United Democrat legislator Cheung Man-kwong said more homes were needed for the sandwich class in order to free the market...