Festival City in Tai Wai is popular with mainland Chinese students studying in Hong Kong as it is close to a few universities. Photo: Handout
Festival City in Tai Wai is popular with mainland Chinese students studying in Hong Kong as it is close to a few universities. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong’s mass-housing rental market picks up as mainland Chinese students snap up even haunted flats

  • Some mainland Chinese students returning for the new academic year next month are closing deals after viewing flats online, agents say
  • Rents are likely to rise 10 per cent in this half due to demand from students, economic recovery and vaccinations, says Centaline’s Chan

Festival City in Tai Wai is popular with mainland Chinese students studying in Hong Kong as it is close to a few universities. Photo: Handout
Festival City in Tai Wai is popular with mainland Chinese students studying in Hong Kong as it is close to a few universities. Photo: Handout
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