Neither Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying nor his successor Carrie Lam have shown that the government's imagination can extend beyond stamp duties, land supply and public housing construction, without which there is little hope for a sustainable, long-term solution to Hong Kong’s housing problems. Photo: Felix Wong

From micro flats to macro housing policy, Hong Kong lags far behind New York

Oren Tatcher says Hong Kong and New York both face housing affordability crises amid challenges such as hot money inflows, but the difference is the wealthy Asian city’s total disregard for quality, with ever-shrinking and insanely priced ‘family’ flats

Topic |   Micro-apartments

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Neither Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying nor his successor Carrie Lam have shown that the government's imagination can extend beyond stamp duties, land supply and public housing construction, without which there is little hope for a sustainable, long-term solution to Hong Kong’s housing problems. Photo: Felix Wong
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