Only one-third of Hong Kong’s 18,066 old properties have been checked. Photo: Sam Tsang Only one-third of Hong Kong’s 18,066 old properties have been checked. Photo: Sam Tsang
Only one-third of Hong Kong’s 18,066 old properties have been checked. Photo: Sam Tsang

Audit Commission slams Buildings Department for slow progress in inspecting old properties across Hong Kong

  • Only one-third of city’s 18,066 old properties have been checked and another 20 years will be needed to complete inspection
  • Buildings Department also failed to follow up on owners who did not comply with statutory notices

Topic |   Accidents and personal safety in Hong Kong
Only one-third of Hong Kong’s 18,066 old properties have been checked. Photo: Sam Tsang Only one-third of Hong Kong’s 18,066 old properties have been checked. Photo: Sam Tsang
Only one-third of Hong Kong’s 18,066 old properties have been checked. Photo: Sam Tsang
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