Hong Kong has tens of thousands of subdivided units. Photo: SCMP
Hong Kong has tens of thousands of subdivided units. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong landlord fined in first case under new law to protect subdivided-flat tenants from excessive rent rises, overcharging for bills

  • Landlord fined HK$6,600 (US$850) in total for six offences linked to water and electricity charges and one related to rent
  • Landlord and Tenant (Consolidation) Ordinance came into force on January 22

Hong Kong has tens of thousands of subdivided units. Photo: SCMP
Hong Kong has tens of thousands of subdivided units. Photo: SCMP
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