The Wings residential project, developed by Sun Hung Kai Properties, in Tseung Kwan O. The Hong Kong government is grappling with rising housing prices and a shortage of available land for residential development. Photo: Bloomberg
Regina Ip
Opinion

Opinion

Regina Ip

Why Hong Kong is no Singapore when it comes to housing and will struggle to catch up

Regina Ip says in contrast to Singapore’s bold commitment to a home-owning society, Hong Kong’s leadership has dithered over the years on housing policy. As a result, it simply does not have enough land to build the ladder of property ownership that Carrie Lam seeks

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The Wings residential project, developed by Sun Hung Kai Properties, in Tseung Kwan O. The Hong Kong government is grappling with rising housing prices and a shortage of available land for residential development. Photo: Bloomberg
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