As of June 2017, 280,000 households in Hong Kong were on the waiting list for a public sector rental flat. Photo: Fung Chang As of June 2017, 280,000 households in Hong Kong were on the waiting list for a public sector rental flat. Photo: Fung Chang
As of June 2017, 280,000 households in Hong Kong were on the waiting list for a public sector rental flat. Photo: Fung Chang

Carrie Lam’s magic number of 800,000 public rental flats ‘made up’, Hong Kong lawmakers say

Housing minister grilled on assertion by city’s leader that figure would be enough to satisfy demand

Topic |   Legislative Council of Hong Kong
As of June 2017, 280,000 households in Hong Kong were on the waiting list for a public sector rental flat. Photo: Fung Chang As of June 2017, 280,000 households in Hong Kong were on the waiting list for a public sector rental flat. Photo: Fung Chang
As of June 2017, 280,000 households in Hong Kong were on the waiting list for a public sector rental flat. Photo: Fung Chang
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