An aerial view of the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling shows a brownfield site in the foreground. Proposals from the Task Force on Land Supply accepted by the government include using a fifth of the 172-hectare golf course in Fanling for housing. Photo: Winson Wong

Wang Chau yesterday, Fanling today: how policy failure continues to haunt Hong Kong housing quest

  • There’s much more to lose than gain with the decision to take back part of the Fanling golf club for a negligible number of public flats. But such shoddy decision-making is all too familiar
  • 2,000-odd flats would have little impact on housing needs, but the concreting over of yet more greenery will be a disaster for future generations
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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An aerial view of the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling shows a brownfield site in the foreground. Proposals from the Task Force on Land Supply accepted by the government include using a fifth of the 172-hectare golf course in Fanling for housing. Photo: Winson Wong
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