Jake's View by Jake Van Der Kamp
Hong Kong’s housing shortage is not one of needs but of aspirations
Cheap subsidised public housing rents have created a situation where less people are living in each flat, meaning the problem is one of demand, not supply
Jake van der Kamp is a native of the Netherlands, a Canadian citizen, and a longtime Hong Kong resident. He started as a South China Morning Post business reporter in 1978, soon made a career change to investment analyst and returned to the newspaper in 1998 as a financial columnist.