According to government estimates, there are 9,000 vacant flats in Hong Kong but developers dispute the figure. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

What’s behind Hong Kong’s push for a vacancy tax on empty homes – and will it really work?

What’s the plan and why do some pundits find the idea less than exciting?

Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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According to government estimates, there are 9,000 vacant flats in Hong Kong but developers dispute the figure. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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