A far more radical change in housing policies must be contemplated, writes Richard Wong. Photo: Winson Wong A far more radical change in housing policies must be contemplated, writes Richard Wong. Photo: Winson Wong
A far more radical change in housing policies must be contemplated, writes Richard Wong. Photo: Winson Wong
Richard Wong
Opinion

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The View by Richard Wong

Let’s build smaller public housing, not bigger – and hurry up and kick-start privatisation

Homes offered through Hong Kong’s welfare housing programme are getting bigger, while units offered through private development are shrinking. We need to reel back these distortions

A far more radical change in housing policies must be contemplated, writes Richard Wong. Photo: Winson Wong A far more radical change in housing policies must be contemplated, writes Richard Wong. Photo: Winson Wong
A far more radical change in housing policies must be contemplated, writes Richard Wong. Photo: Winson Wong
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Richard Wong

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