The average waiting time for public housing in Hong Kong is 5.7 years. Photo: Sam Tsang The average waiting time for public housing in Hong Kong is 5.7 years. Photo: Sam Tsang
The average waiting time for public housing in Hong Kong is 5.7 years. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong pilot scheme to turn hotel, guest-house rooms into temporary housing for low-income residents attracts at least 10 inquiries

  • Housing officials say the government is seeking HK$95 million funding from the Community Care Fund for the plan
  • Scheme has target of 800 rooms and government will look into rents being capped at 25 per cent of tenants’ income

Topic |   Hong Kong housing
The average waiting time for public housing in Hong Kong is 5.7 years. Photo: Sam Tsang The average waiting time for public housing in Hong Kong is 5.7 years. Photo: Sam Tsang
The average waiting time for public housing in Hong Kong is 5.7 years. Photo: Sam Tsang
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