Lawmakers propose to limit Link Reit’s rent increases
Land & Housing

Lawmakers propose to limit Link Reit’s rent increases

Hong Kong lawmakers are proposing an amendment to ordinances to limit rent increases for stores in malls managed by the Link Reit, Asia’s largest real…

Hong Kong housing market: The new unaffordability
Land & Housing

Hong Kong housing market: The new unaffordability

Hong Kong not only remains the least affordable housing market in the world, but it has now set a new record. Hong Kong has now…

Everyone loves reclamation! Except they don’t – East Lantau Reclamation
Land & Housing

Everyone loves reclamation! Except they don’t – East Lantau Reclamation

A government-appointed body cites public support as a solution to Hong Kong’s dire housing problem in a recent report. But a local research group says…

New Case Shines Light on Small House Policy
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New Case Shines Light on Small House Policy

The High Court is set, for the first time, to hear a judicial review launched against the rights of rural villagers to build houses in…

Hong Kongers say: Give us room to breathe (and play!)
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Hong Kongers say: Give us room to breathe (and play!)

Hong Kongers want better open space that can be used for more purposes and equipped with different amenities, according to a survey by a local…

Greens question the need for massive reclamation ‘Vision’
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Greens question the need for massive reclamation ‘Vision’

By Chermaine Lee With property prices still breaking records this year and given the excruciatingly long queues for public housing, housing and land supply has…

Hiding in plain sight: Land for Hong Kong development
Land & Housing

Hiding in plain sight: Land for Hong Kong development

Photo credit: Liber Research Community. Five land parcels near Hung Hom promenade laid idle.  While the Hong Kong government has reiterated that the city is…

East Lantau Metropolis: White knight or white elephant?
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East Lantau Metropolis: White knight or white elephant?

Local think tank Our Hong Kong Foundation (OHKF) proposes a 2,200-hectare artificial island east of Lantau Island to solve the severe land shortage problem in…

To-tally Kwa Wan-derful:  Urban Renewal in To Kwa Wan
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To-tally Kwa Wan-derful: Urban Renewal in To Kwa Wan

One of the few districts in Kowloon yet to be rejuvenated, To Kwa Wan is soon to undergo changes as the Urban Renewal Authority (URA)…

3 little housing policies: Ms Lam will huff and puff and blow those prices down
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3 little housing policies: Ms Lam will huff and puff and blow those prices down

To address Hong Kong’s dire housing crisis, the Executive Council held a special meeting on Thursday to discuss three housing policies, and passed them all….