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Chen Fan pointed out that 10 public housing redevelopment projects can provide 33,000 units of Baitian Village and Mei Tung Village to be completed in 6 years

2021-10-23T04:24:23.903Z

The Secretary for Transport and Housing, Chen Fan, stated in his blog today (23) that the Housing Authority, together with the Sai Wan Village and Ma Tau Wai Village, which are under study for redevelopment, is currently promoting 10 redevelopment projects. It is estimated that all the projects can provide about 33 ,



The Secretary for Transport and Housing, Chen Fan, stated in his blog today (23) that the Housing Authority, together with Sai Wan Village and Ma Tau Wai Village, which are under study for redevelopment, is currently implementing 10 redevelopment projects. It is estimated that all projects can provide about 33,000 Partner.


Among them, the redevelopment plans of the older parts of Baitian Village and Meidong Village are expected to be completed as soon as 2027/28. After the redevelopment, approximately 6,600 units and approximately 2,800 units will be provided respectively.


▼ 10.6 Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announced that it will be handed over to the Housing Authority to study the reconstruction of Sai Wan Village▼


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Redevelopment of housing estates short-term reduction of available public housing units need to be chosen by the authorities

The demand for housing in Hong Kong is in short supply. The Secretary for Transport and Housing, Chen Fan, stated in his blog that the Housing Authority will consider rebuilding individual housing estates in an orderly manner to release land potential and increase long-term supply.

However, he said that redevelopment of housing estates will reduce the number of public housing units available for allocation in the short term. This situation is inevitable. He described that under the current strong demand for public housing, the government has to choose and cannot implement large-scale redevelopment projects.

He continued that the Housing Authority has been following its policies and four basic principles, including the structural condition of the building, the cost-effectiveness of the repair project, whether there are suitable relocation resources near the redevelopment housing estate, and the potential for redevelopment of the original site. Based on the actual situation, it will carefully consider whether to rebuild. Individual housing estates.

At present, a total of 10 redevelopment projects are being promoted, including Sai Wan Village and Ma Tau Wai Village, which are under study for redevelopment. It is estimated that after all projects are completed, approximately 33,000 units will be provided.

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The redevelopment of Baitian Village, Meidong Village and Huafu Village will provide an additional 8,200 units

In addition, the redevelopment projects of the older parts of Baitian Village and Meidong Village are expected to be completed in 2027/28. After the redevelopment, approximately 6,600 spaces and approximately 2,800 units will be provided respectively.

As for the reconstruction project of Huafu Village, it will be carried out in phases. After the reconstruction, approximately 12,200 units will be provided; after the reconstruction, the three projects can provide an additional approximately 8,200 units.

After the redevelopment of Sai Wan Village and Ma Tau Wai Village, the number of units doubled, and the residents will be resettled by neighboring public housing

The new Policy Address mentions that the Housing Authority will study the reconstruction of Sai Wan Village and Ma Tau Wai Village, which are about 60 years old, and strive to include surrounding land in the redevelopment site. For example, use the Ma Tau Kok Road Government Offices site to expand and rebuild Ma Tau Wai Village site.

The authorities initially estimated that after the redevelopment, the two housing estates could provide a total of about 5,000 units. At present, there are about 600 households in Sai Wan Village and more than 2,000 in Ma Tau Wai Village. The supply of the two housing estates after redevelopment has nearly doubled.

In terms of relocation resources, Chen Fan pointed out that the Housing Authority plans to use the Jiahuimin Road public housing development project adjacent to Xihuan Village to relocate residents of Xihuan Village affected by the redevelopment.

Due to the small scale of Xihuan Village, it is expected that residents affected by the reconstruction can be relocated in one go.

As for Ma Tau Wai Village, the authorities intend to use the nearby To Kwa Wan Road public housing development project to relocate the affected residents. Due to the large number of units involved, it is initially expected that they will be resettled in phases.

He continued that the Housing Authority will consider suitable relocation arrangements for each redevelopment project, and the clearance notice will be issued no less than 30 months in advance.

The Secretary for Development, Wong Wai-lun, foretold in September that the long-term 10-year public housing construction target announced at the end of this year will be met again, and will be higher than the 316,000 units last year.

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The redevelopment of the factory building under the Housing Authority is expected to provide 4,800 public housing units by then

In addition, Chen Fan mentioned in his blog that the Housing Authority will also demolish the Shek Lei Interim Housing for public housing purposes. The target is to be cleared in December next year. With the approval of the Town Planning Commission to relax the planning restrictions, the project is expected to provide About 1,600 units.

The Housing Authority will also rebuild its factory buildings, including the Sui Fai Factory Building in Fo Tan, the Yip On Factory Building in Kowloon Bay, the Wang Cheong Factory Building in Cheung Sha Wan, and the Kwai On Factory Building in Kwai Chung for public housing purposes.

In order to speed up the redevelopment, the Housing Authority emptied the tenants of the Fourth Factory Building during the rezoning period and then demolished the relevant buildings.

Chen Fan said that the arrangement will help shorten the redevelopment time and provide public housing to meet the demand earlier. It is estimated that a total of about 4,800 units will be provided after the redevelopment.

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