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Don't dismiss Hong Kong's housing ideas

Container homes are already in use in Europe and as for the Community Housing Movement, think of it as Airbnb with a charity element and middle-man service

Scepticism also greeted the government-backed Community Housing Movement, which will match idle or underutilised flats with households living in poor conditions while waiting for at least three years in the queue for public housing.

Hong Kong

FANCY living in a cargo container barely larger than a parking lot, or being a property owner "sharing" your underutilised flat with a less fortunate family by accepting lower than market rental?

Revealed last week, these new initiatives that are meant to address housing...

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