Some low-income families have waited a decade for public housing. Photo: Felix Wong Some low-income families have waited a decade for public housing. Photo: Felix Wong
Some low-income families have waited a decade for public housing. Photo: Felix Wong

No guarantee Hong Kong landlords won’t pocket housing allowance cash for families in need, officials admit

  • Trial scheme, which will give monthly allowances to 90,000 households who have waited years for public housing, to start next month
  • But there are no rules to protect low-income families from having rents raised

Topic |   Hong Kong housing
Some low-income families have waited a decade for public housing. Photo: Felix Wong Some low-income families have waited a decade for public housing. Photo: Felix Wong
Some low-income families have waited a decade for public housing. Photo: Felix Wong
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