Hong Kong officials are expected to ask for funding to convert empty hotels into temporary housing for people waiting for public flats, sources say. Photo: Martin Chan Hong Kong officials are expected to ask for funding to convert empty hotels into temporary housing for people waiting for public flats, sources say. Photo: Martin Chan
Hong Kong officials are expected to ask for funding to convert empty hotels into temporary housing for people waiting for public flats, sources say. Photo: Martin Chan

Hong Kong officials will seek HK$90 million to convert empty hotels into transitional housing, sources say

  • Advocates say the scheme will offer a lifeline not only to residents waiting for public housing, but also to the city’s ailing hotel sector
  • Sources say the government will request the money from the Community Care Fund before seeking further approval from the Commission on Poverty

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Hong Kong officials are expected to ask for funding to convert empty hotels into temporary housing for people waiting for public flats, sources say. Photo: Martin Chan Hong Kong officials are expected to ask for funding to convert empty hotels into temporary housing for people waiting for public flats, sources say. Photo: Martin Chan
Hong Kong officials are expected to ask for funding to convert empty hotels into temporary housing for people waiting for public flats, sources say. Photo: Martin Chan
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