Interested applicants for the Sale of Home Ownership Scheme Flats 2018 pick up application forms at the Lok Fu Housing Authority office. Photo: Edward Wong
Interested applicants for the Sale of Home Ownership Scheme Flats 2018 pick up application forms at the Lok Fu Housing Authority office. Photo: Edward Wong

Wait for public housing in Hong Kong getting longer and activists believe it will get worse before it gets better

  • Latest figures from city’s Housing Authority puts waiting time at five years, five months, and groups believe it could soon reach six years
  • Elderly now waiting nearly three years for housing as struggle to find land for building continues

Interested applicants for the Sale of Home Ownership Scheme Flats 2018 pick up application forms at the Lok Fu Housing Authority office. Photo: Edward Wong
Interested applicants for the Sale of Home Ownership Scheme Flats 2018 pick up application forms at the Lok Fu Housing Authority office. Photo: Edward Wong
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