Governor Sir Murray MacLehose (left) visits Fu Shan Housing Estate which is under construction in 1977. Photo: SCMP Governor Sir Murray MacLehose (left) visits Fu Shan Housing Estate which is under construction in 1977. Photo: SCMP
Governor Sir Murray MacLehose (left) visits Fu Shan Housing Estate which is under construction in 1977. Photo: SCMP
Richard Wong
Opinion

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The View by Richard Wong

How MacLehose shifted priorities from resettling squatters to accommodating low-income households

While the housing policy mistakes of the past cannot explain all the causes of the 1967 Riots, they did have a role to play

Governor Sir Murray MacLehose (left) visits Fu Shan Housing Estate which is under construction in 1977. Photo: SCMP Governor Sir Murray MacLehose (left) visits Fu Shan Housing Estate which is under construction in 1977. Photo: SCMP
Governor Sir Murray MacLehose (left) visits Fu Shan Housing Estate which is under construction in 1977. Photo: SCMP
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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