Do we need 460,000 new flats by 2025-2026? The target flies in the face of the government’s own population projections. Photo: Reuters

Why the Hong Kong government’s housing targets are based more on politics than practicalities

Carine Lai says when analysing the figures against the administration’s own population projections, it’s clear that sound urban planning is being sacrificed for political expediency

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Do we need 460,000 new flats by 2025-2026? The target flies in the face of the government’s own population projections. Photo: Reuters
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