A child plays in front of Oi Wo House in an estate under the Tenants Purchase Scheme in Tai Wo on January 4. By promoting home ownership, the scheme has also facilitated family stability. Photo: Winson Wong
Richard Wong
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Wong

Hong Kong can ease its housing crisis by giving more families a chance to buy public housing flats

  • Families owning a home under the Tenants Purchase Scheme have lower divorce and single parent rates and more people living in the same unit than those renting public housing, thus reducing the pressure on the city’s housing stock

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A child plays in front of Oi Wo House in an estate under the Tenants Purchase Scheme in Tai Wo on January 4. By promoting home ownership, the scheme has also facilitated family stability. Photo: Winson Wong
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