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Quarantine hotels become a tool for speculation

2022-06-23T04:48:00.860Z

Recently, many media reported that the quarantine hotel is in short supply and the phenomenon of "real estate speculation". Member of the Legislative Council Election Committee, Jiang Yuhuan, said on the Hong Kong and Taiwan program this morning (23rd) that the current situation of speculation is very serious, and the government is required to implement it.



Recently, several media reported that the quarantine hotel is in short supply and the phenomenon of "real estate speculation". Jiang Yuhuan, a member of the Legislative Council Election Committee, said on a Hong Kong and Taiwan program this morning (23rd) that the current situation of speculation is very serious, requiring the government to implement a real-name system and a new The addition of quarantine hotels will give priority to locals, and temporarily requisition shelter facilities.


Jiang Yuhuan.

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Advocate for the conversion of shelter facilities for temporary arrival and quarantine purposes

Jiang Yuhuan pointed out that a large number of requests have been received recently, including students returning to Hong Kong, people who came back for funerals, foreigners and foreign domestic helpers. Basically, there are no places in July and August.

At the same time, there are some self-proclaimed "intermediaries" on the Internet, claiming that they can help book quarantine hotels and provide different "packages". The charges are calculated on an average daily basis, ranging from a few hundred to more than a thousand dollars more than the rent.

She has written to the current government and the office of the chief executive-designate, and her main demands are as follows: hotel quarantine must be registered with real names; some new designated quarantine hotels will only be open to locals and not shared with business travelers; The reservation situation allows compassion to require special arrangements, because at present, citizens have no way to ask for help even if they cannot book a room; if the situation is very urgent, can some vacant shelter facilities be considered for temporary quarantine purposes?

She said she would check with other legislators later for more support.

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Source: hk1

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