If there were better incentives for proper maintenance of old buildings, the need for an entity like the URA would be reduced. Photo: Felix Wong If there were better incentives for proper maintenance of old buildings, the need for an entity like the URA would be reduced. Photo: Felix Wong
If there were better incentives for proper maintenance of old buildings, the need for an entity like the URA would be reduced. Photo: Felix Wong

How Hong Kong's old buildings can live on

Carine Lai says a certification scheme could convince banks that not all old buildings are too much of a risk to offer mortgages to potential buyers

If there were better incentives for proper maintenance of old buildings, the need for an entity like the URA would be reduced. Photo: Felix Wong If there were better incentives for proper maintenance of old buildings, the need for an entity like the URA would be reduced. Photo: Felix Wong
If there were better incentives for proper maintenance of old buildings, the need for an entity like the URA would be reduced. Photo: Felix Wong
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