Analyses | Land, housing and infrastructure | 2020-03-20 | Ming Pao

Taiwan community housing policy: A lesson for Hong Kong



To improve the living environment of the disadvantaged awaiting for public rental housing, some welfare NGOs and social enterprises in Hong Kong have launched the transitional community housing programmes. They renovate idle residential units in the market and sublet them to the disadvantaged at affordable rent. A similar policy has been implemented in Taiwan, in which the transitional housing project is operated by professional real estate agencies. How can Hong Kong be inspired by their experiences?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.