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.

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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