Analyses | Land, housing and infrastructure | 2019-10-30 | HKEJ

Potential impacts of imposing a vacancy tax on first-hand private residential units



The Government has proposed legislation to impose a vacancy tax on first-hand private residential units with a view to encouraging developers to expedite the housing supply and addressing home-buying needs of Hong Kong people. What are the potential impacts of implementing the vacancy tax on new homes?

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