Old building are clustered together in West Kowloon in September 2020. Rising housing prices have pushed many Hongkongers into apartments subdivided into cramped living spaces. Photo: Sam Tsang
Old building are clustered together in West Kowloon in September 2020. Rising housing prices have pushed many Hongkongers into apartments subdivided into cramped living spaces. Photo: Sam Tsang
Ricky Chu Man-kin
Opinion

Opinion

Ricky Chu Man-kin

Hong Kong’s housing crisis discussion must home in on the struggles of ethnic minority residents

  • Members of Hong Kong’s ethnic minority communities face greater challenges in finding housing than other residents as discrimination leaves them with the worst habitat choices
  • According to the last census, about 10 per cent of non-Chinese Hongkongers were living in subdivided units when they make up less than 4 per cent of the population

Old building are clustered together in West Kowloon in September 2020. Rising housing prices have pushed many Hongkongers into apartments subdivided into cramped living spaces. Photo: Sam Tsang
Old building are clustered together in West Kowloon in September 2020. Rising housing prices have pushed many Hongkongers into apartments subdivided into cramped living spaces. Photo: Sam Tsang
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