Space-starved Hong Kong has suffered from a shortage of housing for decades. Illustration: Perry Tse Space-starved Hong Kong has suffered from a shortage of housing for decades. Illustration: Perry Tse
Space-starved Hong Kong has suffered from a shortage of housing for decades. Illustration: Perry Tse

Handed more political firepower, can Beijing-friendly lawmakers crack Hong Kong’s housing crisis?

  • The central government has signalled it expects the pro-establishment camp to deliver solutions to one of the city’s thorniest social problems after the election overhaul
  • But politicians and government advisers warn the changes could also lead to a legislature adrift from public opinion and a strong-willed leader will be needed to overcome one-sided interests

Topic |   Hong Kong housing
Space-starved Hong Kong has suffered from a shortage of housing for decades. Illustration: Perry Tse Space-starved Hong Kong has suffered from a shortage of housing for decades. Illustration: Perry Tse
Space-starved Hong Kong has suffered from a shortage of housing for decades. Illustration: Perry Tse
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