Y-Space dance troupe is subsidised by the Arts Development Council, a government-funded body, but it’s the same government that wants to cast them out of where operate. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Small businesses and arts groups flee from high rents ... only to end up in potential death traps in Hong Kong

After recent deadly fires, the government is looking to address problem and last week Carrie Lam announced series of plans, including revival of scheme to make it cheaper to refurbish the buildings for other purposes – which could leave the small businesses and arts communities homeless

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Y-Space dance troupe is subsidised by the Arts Development Council, a government-funded body, but it’s the same government that wants to cast them out of where operate. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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