Two children do their homework in a subdivided flat in Tsuen Wan. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Two children do their homework in a subdivided flat in Tsuen Wan. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Two children do their homework in a subdivided flat in Tsuen Wan. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong should reintroduce rent controls for subdivided flats, says task force, with some members wanting to limit what landlords can charge

  • Government-appointed group considering reintroducing controls after 17 years and capping rise in rent at 15 per cent
  • But landlords say it puts them at a disadvantage and argue it would protect problem tenants

Topic |   Hong Kong housing
Two children do their homework in a subdivided flat in Tsuen Wan. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Two children do their homework in a subdivided flat in Tsuen Wan. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Two children do their homework in a subdivided flat in Tsuen Wan. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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