The Federation of Public Housing Estates says the new scheme will improve living standards of Hong Kong’s low-income people by giving them more accommodation choices. Photo: HandoutThe Federation of Public Housing Estates says the new scheme will improve living standards of Hong Kong’s low-income people by giving them more accommodation choices. Photo: Handout
The Federation of Public Housing Estates says the new scheme will improve living standards of Hong Kong’s low-income people by giving them more accommodation choices. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong’s subsidised homeowners can sublet flats without paying premiums under new proposal approved by Housing Authority

  • Plan comes into effect from fourth quarter of 2019, when subletting of entire flats instead of just bedrooms will also be allowed
  • Lawmaker urges for introduction of cap on house rent to make scheme economically viable and beneficial to people

Topic |   Hong Kong housing
The Federation of Public Housing Estates says the new scheme will improve living standards of Hong Kong’s low-income people by giving them more accommodation choices. Photo: HandoutThe Federation of Public Housing Estates says the new scheme will improve living standards of Hong Kong’s low-income people by giving them more accommodation choices. Photo: Handout
The Federation of Public Housing Estates says the new scheme will improve living standards of Hong Kong’s low-income people by giving them more accommodation choices. Photo: Handout
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