Analyses | Land, housing and infrastructure | 2013-09-18 | HKET

Scaling for homes



Based on the consultation document issued by the Long-Term Housing Strategy Steering Committee in early September, the Centre’s weekly analysis examines the rationale of the supply target and housing demand forecast in public and private sectors set out in the proposal. The article further looks at current housing vacancy rates and projects possible changes in family structure and household demand ahead. It also suggests the Government to give consideration to other factors, including housing size and apportionment of supply and demand, when calculating home supplies, in order to improve the usage rate of land.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.