A model of a studio flat with garden at the #Lyos housing development in Hung Shui Kiu at CK Asset Holding’s sales office in Hung Hom on 4 November 2021. Photo:  Edmond So
A model of a studio flat with garden at the #Lyos housing development in Hung Shui Kiu at CK Asset Holding’s sales office in Hung Hom on 4 November 2021. Photo: Edmond So

analysis | Hong Kong’s blight of nano flats will withstand minimum-size rule as affordability remains the top barrier in the world’s priciest city

  • The 280-square feet minimum would wipe out many flats priced below HK$6 million, which are eligible for 90 per cent loans, pushing affordability beyond reach for many buyers
  • The minimum size will also be a hindrance in land-scarce areas like Hong Kong Island, pushing developers and buyers further afield to the New Territories for larger homes

Topic |   Micro-apartments
A model of a studio flat with garden at the #Lyos housing development in Hung Shui Kiu at CK Asset Holding’s sales office in Hung Hom on 4 November 2021. Photo:  Edmond So
A model of a studio flat with garden at the #Lyos housing development in Hung Shui Kiu at CK Asset Holding’s sales office in Hung Hom on 4 November 2021. Photo: Edmond So
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