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

Empty: HKHS luxury retirement home 88% vacant

Empty: HKHS luxury retirement home 88% vacant

Half a year on, the occupancy rate of The Tanner Hill barely hits 12%, despite its prime location and luxurious facilities. The real problem is…

房協富貴老人屋「雋悅」八成八未入伙

房協富貴老人屋「雋悅」八成八未入伙

房協長者房屋雋悅〔舊稱丹拿山項目〕推出超過半年後,入住率僅一成二。雋悅位於交通方便的北角,設施亦齊全,市場反應卻不如理想,問題癥結或在其租住制度。〔支萃融攝〕

政府加強執法力度 工廈劏房住客憂去向

政府加強執法力度 工廈劏房住客憂去向

政府在七月中工廈大火後,才著力解決存在已久的工廈劏房問題。但對於劏房住戶安置問題卻隻字不提,令住戶憂心忡忡。

URA may offer more subsidised units, financing under question

URA may offer more subsidised units, financing under question

Urban Renewal Authority (URA) is considering an increase in its supply of subsidised flats. A To Kwa Wan project may be next.

‘Nimbies’ & ‘Gentries’: Two fatal urban viruses

‘Nimbies’ & ‘Gentries’: Two fatal urban viruses

NIMBYism and gentrification are eroding Hong Kong’s development. Francis Neoton Cheung, convenor of Doctoral Exchange, offers a cure. (edited on April 27)

Idiot Ville: Fotanian showcases HK’s tiniest flat

Idiot Ville: Fotanian showcases HK’s tiniest flat

Article by Lisa Choy; Photo: The advertisement poster of “Idiot Ville”, provided by Paper Scissors Stone (Facebook page) Housing is the big daddy of Hong Kong’s political…

High Tide (October 12th 2015) – Daily political round up

High Tide (October 12th 2015) – Daily political round up

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CY’s big plan to house HK – better than nothing

CY’s big plan to house HK – better than nothing

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Post- Occupy, CY Leung focuses on Housing and Youth in 2015 Policy Address

Post- Occupy, CY Leung focuses on Housing and Youth in 2015 Policy Address

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