Buildings Department figures indicate at least one in four properties in Hong Kong, one of the world’s most densely populated places, had unsanctioned features in the past 18 years. Photo: Shutterstock

Independent inspections of Hong Kong homes needed to tackle illegal structures, lawmaker says

Used properties should undergo checks before sale to help city get to grips with the problem, legislator argues

Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Buildings Department figures indicate at least one in four properties in Hong Kong, one of the world’s most densely populated places, had unsanctioned features in the past 18 years. Photo: Shutterstock
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