Public-private partnership suggested to address Hong Kong’s land issue

Public-private partnership suggested to address Hong Kong’s land issue

With plenty of land in the New Territories held in the hands of the developers, the government is proposing to work with them to get…

Creative land use is key in face of housing shortage

Creative land use is key in face of housing shortage

Land supply researchers say there’s no lack of land in Hong Kong. Rather, the problem is the lack of creative thinking for effective use of…

Failed abroad, to fail in Hong Kong? New tax on vacant homes of uncertain impact

In a city where housing situation has been a nightmare for many, the government is looking to an alternative to stamp duty to alleviate the…

New land supply proposal eyes Tuen Mun port

New land supply proposal eyes Tuen Mun port

Finding sites for housing projects is one of the key tasks for the Hong Kong government to tackle the increasingly dire housing problem in the…

350,000 people could be housed in New Territories North, government study finds

350,000 people could be housed in New Territories North, government study finds

Up to 350,000 people could live in one of Hong Kong’s untouched frontiers, spanning Lok Ma Chau, San Tin and Ping Che, a consultant’s study…

Renters and landlords: GIMMEE A BREAK!

Renters and landlords: GIMMEE A BREAK!

The lack of focus on real estate problems in the latest budget seems to have annoyed some Hong Kong citizens. Hong Kong’s 2017-18 Budget revealed…

Views Divided on HK’s Housing Crisis Solution

Views Divided on HK’s Housing Crisis Solution

The housing crisis in Hong Kong: Can’t live without ‘em, can’t buy ‘em. Data released by Hong Kong’s The Rating and Valuation Department last month indicated…

HK government considers building housing sites on privately-owned land in New Territories

HK government considers building housing sites on privately-owned land in New Territories

  Hong Kong’s Task Force on Land Supply said earlier this week that government should consider allowing some privately-owned land in New Territories to be…

Government urged to adopt large-scale reclamation plan to meet future needs

Government urged to adopt large-scale reclamation plan to meet future needs

Reclamation should be seen as a feasible and effective solution to Hong Kong’s housing issue, major think tank researchers assert. Photo credits: CRECCHKI

Redeveloping public housing: A bet worth taking

Redeveloping public housing: A bet worth taking

The government should step up phasing out sub-standard and sub-optimal PRH estates for efficiency and social welfare concerns. Photo credit: Chris Lusher