A man looks out from his balcony at Kwun Tong Garden Estate II in Ngau Tau Kok, which will be redeveloped in two phases, on April 11. Photo: Nora Tam
A man looks out from his balcony at Kwun Tong Garden Estate II in Ngau Tau Kok, which will be redeveloped in two phases, on April 11. Photo: Nora Tam
Mike Rowse
Opinion

Opinion

Mike Rowse

Redevelopment of Hong Kong’s older buildings must be handled fairly, or we risk social unrest

  • Among the many proposals in John Lee’s first policy address is lowering the threshold for facilitating redevelopment of older buildings
  • The government must act with care in undertaking such reforms, to avoid giving either owners or developers an unfair advantage

A man looks out from his balcony at Kwun Tong Garden Estate II in Ngau Tau Kok, which will be redeveloped in two phases, on April 11. Photo: Nora Tam
A man looks out from his balcony at Kwun Tong Garden Estate II in Ngau Tau Kok, which will be redeveloped in two phases, on April 11. Photo: Nora Tam