A boy plays in a playground at a public housing estate in Kai Tak, Hong Kong, on June 22. Home ownership will help Hongkongers foster a stronger sense of belonging in the city. Photo: Winson Wong A boy plays in a playground at a public housing estate in Kai Tak, Hong Kong, on June 22. Home ownership will help Hongkongers foster a stronger sense of belonging in the city. Photo: Winson Wong
A boy plays in a playground at a public housing estate in Kai Tak, Hong Kong, on June 22. Home ownership will help Hongkongers foster a stronger sense of belonging in the city. Photo: Winson Wong
Amy Liu Mei Heung
Opinion

Opinion

Amy Liu Mei Heung

Hit by a pandemic and social strife, Hong Kong needs a major housing boost

  • A suspended scheme allowing tenants in public rental housing to buy their own home at a discount should be brought back to boost income for the government, increase job and business opportunities, ease social discontent and rebuild Hongkongers’ confidence in the city’s future

A boy plays in a playground at a public housing estate in Kai Tak, Hong Kong, on June 22. Home ownership will help Hongkongers foster a stronger sense of belonging in the city. Photo: Winson Wong A boy plays in a playground at a public housing estate in Kai Tak, Hong Kong, on June 22. Home ownership will help Hongkongers foster a stronger sense of belonging in the city. Photo: Winson Wong
A boy plays in a playground at a public housing estate in Kai Tak, Hong Kong, on June 22. Home ownership will help Hongkongers foster a stronger sense of belonging in the city. Photo: Winson Wong
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