New housing is springing up at One Victoria in Kowloon’s Kai Tak. Photo: Martin Chan
New housing is springing up at One Victoria in Kowloon’s Kai Tak. Photo: Martin Chan

Number of Hong Kong families in subdivided flats set to hit record high, but housing chief says city on track to meet long-term demand for better homes

  • Housing minister says public-private split to remain at 70-30 amid ongoing demand for government flats, for which families are now waiting 5.9 years on average
  • Projected number of households living in poor conditions, meanwhile, will rise to 127,000 over the next decade, up from the 2020 report’s predicted 122,000.

Topic |   Hong Kong housing
New housing is springing up at One Victoria in Kowloon’s Kai Tak. Photo: Martin Chan
New housing is springing up at One Victoria in Kowloon’s Kai Tak. Photo: Martin Chan
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