The Tiu Shau Ngam mountain ridge, with the Ma On Shan residential area in the background. A recent suggestion for alleviating Hong Kong’s shortage of land for housing involves freeing up space at a sewage treatment plant by diverting it into newly created caverns in a Ma On Shan mountain. Photo: Stanley Shin

Hong Kong’s housing shortage suffers from a lack of low-hanging fruit

Paul Stapleton says the government has arrived at its latest plan – involving blasting out the inside of a mountain – to make space for housing due to a lack of convenient options

Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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The Tiu Shau Ngam mountain ridge, with the Ma On Shan residential area in the background. A recent suggestion for alleviating Hong Kong’s shortage of land for housing involves freeing up space at a sewage treatment plant by diverting it into newly created caverns in a Ma On Shan mountain. Photo: Stanley Shin
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