The plan would apply to public housing estate Prosperous Garden in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Handout

Major Hong Kong housing provider to double monthly rents to free up space for needy

New policy from September meant to evict wealthier tenants, but results will only be visible after a decade

Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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The plan would apply to public housing estate Prosperous Garden in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Handout
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Olga Wong

Olga Wong

Olga Wong has focused on covering the environment, housing, urban planning and the ageing population at the Post since 2007. Her award-winning stories exposed loopholes in the Small House Policy and developers' unscrupulous sales tactics. She also worked at Ming Pao and was awarded the Best Young Reporter by the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong in 2001.

Naomi Ng

Naomi Ng

Naomi is a city news reporter at the South China Morning Post. She joined the Post in 2015 as a cadet reporter and has previously written for CNN International in Hong Kong, and Mizzima news in Myanmar.