Hong Kong home prices have risen in the first two months of this year. Photo: AFP Hong Kong home prices have risen in the first two months of this year. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong home prices have risen in the first two months of this year. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong’s impending vacancy tax unlikely to derail new-found housing price momentum

  • Legislative Council’s housing panel has started discussions on the vacancy tax proposal
  • Move to impose vacancy tax on completed, unsold homes was introduced by Chief Executive Carrie Lam in June to curb runaway housing prices

Topic |   Hong Kong property
Hong Kong home prices have risen in the first two months of this year. Photo: AFP Hong Kong home prices have risen in the first two months of this year. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong home prices have risen in the first two months of this year. Photo: AFP
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