Subdivided flats are often found in rundown buildings, and are regarded as the last housing resort for Hong Kong’s needy. Photo: Sam Tsang Subdivided flats are often found in rundown buildings, and are regarded as the last housing resort for Hong Kong’s needy. Photo: Sam Tsang
Subdivided flats are often found in rundown buildings, and are regarded as the last housing resort for Hong Kong’s needy. Photo: Sam Tsang

Bill to better protect residents of Hong Kong’s subdivided flats in works, leader Carrie Lam says

  • Move comes following expert panel’s suggestion for rent controls in subdivided units and a standard tenancy agreement to protect poor families
  • Lam also agrees to allow a legislator to introduce a private member’s bill for amending a law to prevent landlords from overcharging tenants for water

Topic |   Hong Kong housing
Subdivided flats are often found in rundown buildings, and are regarded as the last housing resort for Hong Kong’s needy. Photo: Sam Tsang Subdivided flats are often found in rundown buildings, and are regarded as the last housing resort for Hong Kong’s needy. Photo: Sam Tsang
Subdivided flats are often found in rundown buildings, and are regarded as the last housing resort for Hong Kong’s needy. Photo: Sam Tsang
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