A proliferation of cramped ‘nano flats’ has led to a decline in Hongkongers’ standard of life, researchers say. Photo: Martin Chan A proliferation of cramped ‘nano flats’ has led to a decline in Hongkongers’ standard of life, researchers say. Photo: Martin Chan
A proliferation of cramped ‘nano flats’ has led to a decline in Hongkongers’ standard of life, researchers say. Photo: Martin Chan

Hong Kong housing

Rise of nano flats in Hong Kong has led to fall in living standards, with government policies to blame, land use group says

  • Liber Research Community found that nano flats – those no larger than 260 sq ft – accounted for 13 per cent of all the total private housing supply in 2019
  • The group has called on the government to raise minimum size requirements for residential developments

Topic |   Hong Kong housing
A proliferation of cramped ‘nano flats’ has led to a decline in Hongkongers’ standard of life, researchers say. Photo: Martin Chan A proliferation of cramped ‘nano flats’ has led to a decline in Hongkongers’ standard of life, researchers say. Photo: Martin Chan
A proliferation of cramped ‘nano flats’ has led to a decline in Hongkongers’ standard of life, researchers say. Photo: Martin Chan
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