The task force will fail if it does not look closely at the underlying facts. It must seek solutions other than land production. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Hong Kong can solve its housing problems without finding more land – just don’t ignore the facts

Ian Brownlee says the top priority for addressing Hong Kong’s housing issues is enacting practical measures for those inadequately housed. If the task force on land supply ventures into schemes for increasing supply in the hope of bringing down prices, the results will be disappointing

Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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The task force will fail if it does not look closely at the underlying facts. It must seek solutions other than land production. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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