Justice minister Teresa Cheng is the latest high-profile Hongkonger implicated in an illegal structures scandal. Photo: Winson Wong

One in four Hong Kong properties has illegal structures, but most owners get away with their misdeeds

Each year, the Buildings Department receives about 29,000 complaints of unauthorised building works but ends up prosecuting only 8 per cent of errant owners

Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Justice minister Teresa Cheng is the latest high-profile Hongkonger implicated in an illegal structures scandal. Photo: Winson Wong
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