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Acceleration in affordable property sales expected ahead of Lam’s policy address

  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:44
Some developers are expected to accelerate sales of projects offering affordable housing, ahead of the Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s maiden policy address next month, in anticipation of more government measures being announced to make properties more affordable to first-time young buyers. The then-chief executive-elect pledged in April to address Hong Kong’s housing crisis by launching a “starter home” scheme to help young families unable to get on the... South China Morning Post - Hong Kong & China feed

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