Wheelock Properties chairman Stewart Leung, left, and managing director Ricky Wong overlooking a site in Tai Po, one of three plots it will loan to NGOs for the use of temporary housing. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Wheelock Properties chairman Stewart Leung, left, and managing director Ricky Wong overlooking a site in Tai Po, one of three plots it will loan to NGOs for the use of temporary housing. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Wheelock to loan three plots of land at HK$1 each to NGOs for 2,000 ‘transitional’ homes to ease housing crisis

  • The developer offers to lease 500,000 sq ft of land to the Hong Kong Council of Social Service and Lok Sin Tong charity for token sum
  • The sites could provide temporary homes for families on the waiting list for public housing as developer denies any pressure from outsiders

Wheelock Properties chairman Stewart Leung, left, and managing director Ricky Wong overlooking a site in Tai Po, one of three plots it will loan to NGOs for the use of temporary housing. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Wheelock Properties chairman Stewart Leung, left, and managing director Ricky Wong overlooking a site in Tai Po, one of three plots it will loan to NGOs for the use of temporary housing. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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