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Public Housing Development in Hong Kong
Public Housing Development in Hong Kong (Part 1)

Public Housing Development in Hong Kong (Part 1)

Public housing in Hong Kong emerged with the Shek Kip Mei fire in December 1953. In order to provide shelter for the victims, the Government commenced the construction of functional and affordable public housing for rent. It became the first chapter in the story of public housing development in Hong Kong.

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Public Housing Development in Hong Kong (Part 2)

Public Housing Development in Hong Kong (Part 2)

1973 marked the beginning of a new era in the history of public housing in Hong Kong with the establishment of the Hong Kong Housing Authority (HA). The subsequent commencement of the Home Ownership Scheme and the development of the New Towns were major feats achieved by the HA.

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Public Housing Development in Hong Kong (Part 3)

Public Housing Development in Hong Kong (Part 3)

Over the years, the HA has been providing adequate and affordable homes for those in need and helping them to improve the living standard. The estates of today not only have a modern appearance but also offer various kinds of facilities with good transportation networks. The HA has helped the residents on their way to a better life.

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Public Housing Development in Hong Kong (Part 4)

Public Housing Development in Hong Kong (Part 4)

The HA will adapt to all the changes and continue with the quest for excellence in providing adequate and affordable homes for those in need. To do this, the HA needs to improve the building quality with emphasis on environmental friendliness and cost effectiveness.

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