A child takes part in an NGO-led demonstration outside the venue for a public forum on tenancy control of subdivided units, in Mong Kok on November 1. The average wait for public housing in Hong Kong has risen to 5.6 years, forcing many to live in poorly maintained subdivided flats in rundown urban buildings. Photo: Winson Wong
A child takes part in an NGO-led demonstration outside the venue for a public forum on tenancy control of subdivided units, in Mong Kok on November 1. The average wait for public housing in Hong Kong has risen to 5.6 years, forcing many to live in poorly maintained subdivided flats in rundown urban buildings. Photo: Winson Wong

Letters | Why build artificial islands for Hong Kong housing when school sites lie vacant?

  • Since 2011, the Planning Department has reviewed vacant school sites and made recommendations on how these should be used. But the Hong Kong government has yet to act on many of them

Topic |   Lantau Tomorrow Vision
A child takes part in an NGO-led demonstration outside the venue for a public forum on tenancy control of subdivided units, in Mong Kok on November 1. The average wait for public housing in Hong Kong has risen to 5.6 years, forcing many to live in poorly maintained subdivided flats in rundown urban buildings. Photo: Winson Wong
A child takes part in an NGO-led demonstration outside the venue for a public forum on tenancy control of subdivided units, in Mong Kok on November 1. The average wait for public housing in Hong Kong has risen to 5.6 years, forcing many to live in poorly maintained subdivided flats in rundown urban buildings. Photo: Winson Wong
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