Hongkongers have to wait for 5.4 years on average for public housing. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam makes new round of a one-off living subsidy to help poor cope with high property prices the centrepiece of welfare measures in policy address

  • Low-income households not living in public rental housing and not receiving Comprehensive Social Security Assistance will benefit from measure
  • Another key plank of chief executive’s strategy is an increase in the maximum rates of rent allowance for CSSA households
Topic |   Carrie Lam policy address 2019

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Hongkongers have to wait for 5.4 years on average for public housing. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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