A child plays outside a public housing estate in Kai Tak. The waiting time for a public housing flat in Hong Kong is nearly six years. Photo: Winson Wong
A child plays outside a public housing estate in Kai Tak. The waiting time for a public housing flat in Hong Kong is nearly six years. Photo: Winson Wong

Letters | How to help Hong Kong families in temporary housing feel more at home

  • Families are waiting longer than ever for public housing and face a return to substandard subdivided flats when transitional housing runs out
  • The government should consolidate the application process, extend rental periods for transitional housing and build flats for larger families

A child plays outside a public housing estate in Kai Tak. The waiting time for a public housing flat in Hong Kong is nearly six years. Photo: Winson Wong
A child plays outside a public housing estate in Kai Tak. The waiting time for a public housing flat in Hong Kong is nearly six years. Photo: Winson Wong
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