Hong Kong’s low-income citizens feel Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s announcements on Wednesday will do little to help them. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam attempts to solve housing crisis in her policy address, but people from low-income group feel they were left high and dry

  • Lam’s policy address focused on solving city’s housing crisis by taking steps such as raising mortgage cap for first-time buyers
  • But low-income people say they had hoped for measures such as rent control, waiver of down payments and interest-free loans for the jobless
Topic |   Carrie Lam policy address 2019

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Hong Kong’s low-income citizens feel Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s announcements on Wednesday will do little to help them. Photo: Nora Tam
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