Iris Poon

Iris Poon a researcher at Our Hong Kong Foundation 
Iris Poon a researcher at Our Hong Kong Foundation 

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Opinion | If Hong Kong’s housing targets seem too good to be true, it’s because they are

The government’s rose-tinted projections of public flat numbers are not supported by the actual pace of construction and cannot relieve the city’s severe housing crunch. Worse, they take the focus away from the real problem at hand: the shortage of land.

19 Feb 2019 - 12:34PM

The government’s rose-tinted projections of public flat numbers are not supported by the actual pace of construction and cannot relieve the city’s severe housing crunch. Worse, they take the focus away from the real problem at hand: the shortage of land.

If Hong Kong’s housing targets seem too good to be true, it’s because they are
Opinion | Why Hong Kong’s land crisis cannot be fixed quickly by focusing on brownfield sites

Brownfield sites emerged as a result of negligence in land planning. Developing them, while accounting for the existing businesses and workers on the land, will be more challenging than is commonly thought.

11 Jan 2019 - 6:36AM

Brownfield sites emerged as a result of negligence in land planning. Developing them, while accounting for the existing businesses and workers on the land, will be more challenging than is commonly thought.

Why Hong Kong’s land crisis cannot be fixed quickly by focusing on brownfield sites
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