The Wang Chau development in Yuen Long is expected to be completed by 2025-26, yielding 4,000 units for a population of about 12,300. Photo: Martin Chan The Wang Chau development in Yuen Long is expected to be completed by 2025-26, yielding 4,000 units for a population of about 12,300. Photo: Martin Chan
The Wang Chau development in Yuen Long is expected to be completed by 2025-26, yielding 4,000 units for a population of about 12,300. Photo: Martin Chan

Lawmakers question unusual drop in development cost of controversial Wang Chau public housing project in Hong Kong

  • Legislators ask if there has been a mistake in the estimate, singling out consultancy Arup for blame and pointing to a previous violation by firm
  • Concern centres on new evaluation leading to income loss for workers, but government says drop is expected amid economic downturn

Topic |   Wang Chau housing saga
The Wang Chau development in Yuen Long is expected to be completed by 2025-26, yielding 4,000 units for a population of about 12,300. Photo: Martin Chan The Wang Chau development in Yuen Long is expected to be completed by 2025-26, yielding 4,000 units for a population of about 12,300. Photo: Martin Chan
The Wang Chau development in Yuen Long is expected to be completed by 2025-26, yielding 4,000 units for a population of about 12,300. Photo: Martin Chan
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