A view of a Housing Authority project in Diamond Hill on July 5. As the government works to build more public housing, the city needs to strengthen equal access to affordable and adequate housing for low-income households and marginalised groups. Photo: Sam Tsang
A view of a Housing Authority project in Diamond Hill on July 5. As the government works to build more public housing, the city needs to strengthen equal access to affordable and adequate housing for low-income households and marginalised groups. Photo: Sam Tsang
Ricky Chu Man-kin
Opinion

Opinion

Ricky Chu Man-kin and Jo Hayes

Hong Kong must remove barriers to affordable, adequate housing

  • Inequality of access to decent housing is both a global and local issue, as the pandemic and climate change worsen social disparities
  • In Hong Kong, we need to recognise that housing is not so much a commodity as a fundamental right, to address the problems facing marginalised groups

A view of a Housing Authority project in Diamond Hill on July 5. As the government works to build more public housing, the city needs to strengthen equal access to affordable and adequate housing for low-income households and marginalised groups. Photo: Sam Tsang
A view of a Housing Authority project in Diamond Hill on July 5. As the government works to build more public housing, the city needs to strengthen equal access to affordable and adequate housing for low-income households and marginalised groups. Photo: Sam Tsang
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