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News reported that property tycoon Lee Shau-kee intended to donate a plot of land occupied by Tai Hang Sai Estate for building subsidised flats. Whether the private sector could help resolve the housing needs of low-income households has become a topic for discussion. The Centre’s weekly analysis assesses the pros and cons of this privately-run low-cost housing project, and points out that the private sector should strike a balance between profitability and social responsibility while providing housing for the low-income groups.
The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.