The city’s leader has called on the Housing Authority to speed up the construction of public flats. Photo: Felix Wong The city’s leader has called on the Housing Authority to speed up the construction of public flats. Photo: Felix Wong
The city’s leader has called on the Housing Authority to speed up the construction of public flats. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong leader back-pedals on suggestion for Housing Authority to pay for subsidies, urges wider adoption of new building technique

  • Carrie Lam had previously suggested the authority cover cash handouts paid to families on the years-long waiting list for public flats
  • The suggestion had drawn fire from the authority, with Lam insisting on Tuesday it was merely meant to ‘spark discussion’

Topic |   Hong Kong housing
The city’s leader has called on the Housing Authority to speed up the construction of public flats. Photo: Felix Wong The city’s leader has called on the Housing Authority to speed up the construction of public flats. Photo: Felix Wong
The city’s leader has called on the Housing Authority to speed up the construction of public flats. Photo: Felix Wong
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