A rooftop shack in Cheung Sha Wan. The government’s priority should lie in improving the lot of those who live in abject conditions, such as those in subdivided cubicles or rooftop squatters. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong housing policy should focus on those living in the poorest conditions

Regina Ip says given our sky-high property prices and the critical lack of land supply, the government is in no position to try to build a housing ladder. Instead, it must focus on helping those with the greatest need

Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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A rooftop shack in Cheung Sha Wan. The government’s priority should lie in improving the lot of those who live in abject conditions, such as those in subdivided cubicles or rooftop squatters. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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