(From left) Secretary for Transport and Housing Frank Chan; Patricia Lau, deputy commissioner for efficiency, Efficiency Office, Innovation & Technology Bureau; Jane Lee, director of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council; and participating resident Zhang Jianxian, 46 at a ceremony marking the To Kwa Wan project. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong housing chief Frank Chan dismisses claims of herding needy into subdivided homes, hailing scheme with 600 in shared flats

  • Secretary for transport and housing points out households benefit from programme as families support each other under one roof
  • HK$61.5 million scheme is government-backed and comes amid 5½-year wait for public housing
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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(From left) Secretary for Transport and Housing Frank Chan; Patricia Lau, deputy commissioner for efficiency, Efficiency Office, Innovation & Technology Bureau; Jane Lee, director of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council; and participating resident Zhang Jianxian, 46 at a ceremony marking the To Kwa Wan project. Photo: Nora Tam
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