A nano-flat exhibit organised by the Hong Kong Platform Concerning Subdivided Flats attracts attention in a pedestrian zone in Causeway Bay on January 20, 2019. Photo: Nora Tam
A nano-flat exhibit organised by the Hong Kong Platform Concerning Subdivided Flats attracts attention in a pedestrian zone in Causeway Bay on January 20, 2019. Photo: Nora Tam
Mike Rowse
Opinion

Opinion

Mike Rowse

Is a 700 sq ft home really too much to ask for Hong Kong families?

  • We know the private sector is not going to build enough decent-sized flats at affordable prices
  • So the government needs to get past its fear of antagonising vested interests and start building the units itself, whether for rental or sale

A nano-flat exhibit organised by the Hong Kong Platform Concerning Subdivided Flats attracts attention in a pedestrian zone in Causeway Bay on January 20, 2019. Photo: Nora Tam
A nano-flat exhibit organised by the Hong Kong Platform Concerning Subdivided Flats attracts attention in a pedestrian zone in Causeway Bay on January 20, 2019. Photo: Nora Tam
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