Chief Executive John Lee visits a family living in a subdivided flat. The city leader has been defending his temporary housing scheme. Photo: Facebook
Chief Executive John Lee visits a family living in a subdivided flat. The city leader has been defending his temporary housing scheme. Photo: Facebook

Temporary housing scheme is about improving lives, not just numbers, says Hong Kong leader reacting to criticism

  • Lawmakers have criticised the costs of building ‘light public housing’, which are higher than those of permanent public units
  • To calculate if temporary housing is worth it one has to take hardships faced by low-income groups into account, says city leader John Lee

Chief Executive John Lee visits a family living in a subdivided flat. The city leader has been defending his temporary housing scheme. Photo: Facebook
Chief Executive John Lee visits a family living in a subdivided flat. The city leader has been defending his temporary housing scheme. Photo: Facebook
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