Analyses | Land, housing and infrastructure | 2021-02-01 | Sing Tao

Can Cash Allowance Trial Scheme relieve the burden of low-income households?



With the aim of alleviating living pressure faced by low-income households due to the long waiting list for public housing, the Government is going to launch a trial scheme to provide cash allowance to eligible households and subsidise NGOs to rent hotels and guesthouse units to provide transitional housing. Can these measures improve the housing affordability of grassroots families?

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