Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media before an Executive Council meeting in Tamar. Lam has made subsidised public home ownership central to her agenda to addressing housing. Photo: Sam Tsang
Richard Wong
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Wong

Singapore’s public housing owners have one major edge over Hong Kong’s. Can Carrie Lam turn this around?

Richard Wong says that the chief executive has earned some comparisons to Singapore’s public housing scheme for her proposed reforms, but one key improvement is missing and should be made – to give Hong Kong home owners better access to the transfer value of the flat

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media before an Executive Council meeting in Tamar. Lam has made subsidised public home ownership central to her agenda to addressing housing. Photo: Sam Tsang
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