The rent-control bill covers subdivided flats, defined as premises that form part of a unit of a building. Photo: Xiaomei Chen The rent-control bill covers subdivided flats, defined as premises that form part of a unit of a building. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The rent-control bill covers subdivided flats, defined as premises that form part of a unit of a building. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

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What landlords and tenants have to look out for under Hong Kong’s new rent-control law for subdivided flats

  • Landlords will face more stringent controls and cannot raise rent prices during the tenancy agreement or overcharge tenants
  • Bill will not apply to sites with issues such as illegal structures and unauthorised works

Topic |   Hong Kong housing
The rent-control bill covers subdivided flats, defined as premises that form part of a unit of a building. Photo: Xiaomei Chen The rent-control bill covers subdivided flats, defined as premises that form part of a unit of a building. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The rent-control bill covers subdivided flats, defined as premises that form part of a unit of a building. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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