A transfer of ownership to the occupiers of public housing estates would cost the government around HK$3 trillion. Photo: Reuters A transfer of ownership to the occupiers of public housing estates would cost the government around HK$3 trillion. Photo: Reuters
A transfer of ownership to the occupiers of public housing estates would cost the government around HK$3 trillion. Photo: Reuters
Richard Wong
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Wong

Follow these four steps to privatise our welfare housing

‘Privatising the entire stock of public housing will improve economic efficiency, foster social harmony, and empower citizens politically’

A transfer of ownership to the occupiers of public housing estates would cost the government around HK$3 trillion. Photo: Reuters A transfer of ownership to the occupiers of public housing estates would cost the government around HK$3 trillion. Photo: Reuters
A transfer of ownership to the occupiers of public housing estates would cost the government around HK$3 trillion. Photo: Reuters
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Richard Wong

Richard Wong

Richard Wong Yue-chim is the Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy at the University of Hong Kong