Is a complete overhaul of Hong Kong’s housing system a bridge too far for politicians? Illustration: SCMP

No shortage of ideas to boost land for homes in Hong Kong. But do Carrie Lam and Beijing have the political will to overhaul the system?

  • In a new series delving beyond the social unrest in Hong Kong to survey the city’s deep-rooted problems, the Post is focusing on the role of housing in causing great disaffection in society
  • In this third instalment, we look at the high land price system that has contributed to today's problem of unaffordable housing and the array of solutions available to the government if a complete overhaul is a bridge too far
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Is a complete overhaul of Hong Kong’s housing system a bridge too far for politicians? Illustration: SCMP
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