Then chief executive hopeful Carrie Lam with Wong Kwun (left), chairman of the Federation of Public Housing Estates, in Kwun Tong on February 18. In her election platform, Lam pledged to improve access to housing, including for first-time homebuyers in the “sandwich class” who are ineligible for public housing. Photo: Edward Wong

Carrie Lam should crack down on property speculators in Hong Kong if she really wants to gain public support and respect

Tony Read calls on the chief executive-elect to introduce curbs on wealth accumulation from property speculation, to ensure affordable housing is available for those who need it

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Then chief executive hopeful Carrie Lam with Wong Kwun (left), chairman of the Federation of Public Housing Estates, in Kwun Tong on February 18. In her election platform, Lam pledged to improve access to housing, including for first-time homebuyers in the “sandwich class” who are ineligible for public housing. Photo: Edward Wong
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