As of the end of March, there were about 153,300 general applications for public housing, and another 100,500 from single non-elderly applicants. Photo: Sun Yeung
As of the end of March, there were about 153,300 general applications for public housing, and another 100,500 from single non-elderly applicants. Photo: Sun Yeung

Hong Kong families face average wait of 5.8 years for public housing – longest period in more than 20 years

  • Housing Authority attributes the rise from 5.7 years previously to the coronavirus pandemic
  • Single elderly applicants are now waiting an average of 3.6 years, up from 3.4 years in December 2020

Topic |   Hong Kong housing
As of the end of March, there were about 153,300 general applications for public housing, and another 100,500 from single non-elderly applicants. Photo: Sun Yeung
As of the end of March, there were about 153,300 general applications for public housing, and another 100,500 from single non-elderly applicants. Photo: Sun Yeung
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