The Society for Community Organisation releases its latest report on the need for rent control and increased public housing on Sunday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng The Society for Community Organisation releases its latest report on the need for rent control and increased public housing on Sunday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
The Society for Community Organisation releases its latest report on the need for rent control and increased public housing on Sunday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong needs more public housing, rent controls, NGO says after survey on low-income residents’ struggles

  • Report by advocacy group SoCO found that some people were paying twice as much per square foot for bed space as those paying for private flats
  • ‘As such a developed society, it is quite unreasonable that we do not have rent controls,’ one SoCO organiser said

Topic |   Property policies
The Society for Community Organisation releases its latest report on the need for rent control and increased public housing on Sunday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng The Society for Community Organisation releases its latest report on the need for rent control and increased public housing on Sunday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
The Society for Community Organisation releases its latest report on the need for rent control and increased public housing on Sunday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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