Stanley Wong, chairman of the Task Force on Land Supply, attends a public forum on July 16. Wong’s task force shows clearly that there is ample available land for the long term, without resorting to exotic and expensive reclamation plans. Photo: Winson Wong
David Dodwell
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Outside In by David Dodwell

Carrie Lam’s search for housing land begins with faith in her own task force. And it doesn’t end in reclamation

David Dodwell says among the 18 options proposed are several that can yield enough land to meet demand in the long term. In the short term, the priority should be to use brownfield sites and private agricultural land, and think outside the box for two more possibilities – redevelop Disney, and ask the PLA for underused military sites

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Stanley Wong, chairman of the Task Force on Land Supply, attends a public forum on July 16. Wong’s task force shows clearly that there is ample available land for the long term, without resorting to exotic and expensive reclamation plans. Photo: Winson Wong
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