Karen Carmen is moving to a smaller place on Lamma Island because her landlord has raised the rent. But finding cheaper accommodation is not easy. Photo: Felix Wong Karen Carmen is moving to a smaller place on Lamma Island because her landlord has raised the rent. But finding cheaper accommodation is not easy. Photo: Felix Wong
Karen Carmen is moving to a smaller place on Lamma Island because her landlord has raised the rent. But finding cheaper accommodation is not easy. Photo: Felix Wong
Lamma Island

Long-time Lamma residents feel pinch of rising rents

Long-time residents say an influx of professionals used to high rents is prompting landlords to up their stakes

Topic |   Lamma Island
Karen Carmen is moving to a smaller place on Lamma Island because her landlord has raised the rent. But finding cheaper accommodation is not easy. Photo: Felix Wong Karen Carmen is moving to a smaller place on Lamma Island because her landlord has raised the rent. But finding cheaper accommodation is not easy. Photo: Felix Wong
Karen Carmen is moving to a smaller place on Lamma Island because her landlord has raised the rent. But finding cheaper accommodation is not easy. Photo: Felix Wong
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