Analyses | Land, housing and infrastructure | 2014-12-01 | SingTao

Cohousing, a possible communal living for the elderly



It will soon not be a dream to live long in Hong Kong. The Government statistics have shown that the projected life expectancy at birth for men and women in 2041 will surpass the notably long-living Japanese population. The Centre’s weekly analysis reviews the emerging concept of new communal living across the world, namely ‘cohousing’ for elderly, and discovers a few residential projects which share similar concepts of cohousing in Hong Kong in the past.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.