Some 4,000 flats at the newly built Chun Yeung Estate in Fo Tan had been allocated as public housing, though move-in dates are now in limbo after the development was requisitioned as a quarantine site. Photo: Felix Wong

Coronavirus: Hong Kong families awaiting public housing flats taken for quarantine say delay has real-life consequences

  • New alliance of low-income families describes financial pressure, difficulty in making plans while promised flats remain in Covid-19 limbo
  • An internal Housing Department study shows only a small percentage of affected families agreed to accept flats in other neighbourhoods
Topic |   Hong Kong housing
Some 4,000 flats at the newly built Chun Yeung Estate in Fo Tan had been allocated as public housing, though move-in dates are now in limbo after the development was requisitioned as a quarantine site. Photo: Felix Wong
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