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Abuse of public housing|The Housing Authority has received 32,000 reports in 5 years, only half can be investigated, but less than 3% are found to be true

2022-12-07T05:09:35.939Z

The average waiting time for public housing is as long as 5.6 years. Cracking down on public housing abuse may help shorten the waiting time. The reply to the written question submitted by the Government to the Legislative Council today (7th) mentioned that in the past five years, the Housing Authority received many reports



The average waiting time for public housing is as long as 5.6 years. Cracking down on public housing abuse may help shorten the waiting time.

The reply to the written question submitted by the Government to the Legislative Council today (7th) mentioned that in the past five years, the Housing Authority has received more than 32,000 reports, but only about half of them have specific information for investigation, that is, about 1.6 Wan Zong.

Of these cases, only 940 were found to be true, of which 670 were prosecuted for violating the Housing Ordinance; as of November 25 this year, 11 residents were sentenced to prison (including probation).


In the past five years, the Housing Authority has received more than 32,000 reports on the abuse of public housing.

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According to the written reply submitted by the Government to the Legislative Council, the Housing Authority has received more than 32,000 reports on the abuse of public housing in the past five years, but only about half of them have specific information for investigation. In the end, about 940 cases were found to be true , accounting for less than 3% of the total number of reports.

Among the 940 confirmed cases, about 670 were prosecuted for violating the Housing Ordinance. As of November 25, 11 residents were sentenced to prison (including probation). Roughly, The prosecution rate is about 71.3%, and the prison sentence rate is about 1.17%.

The Housing Authority's statistics on public housing abuse in the past five years.

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As the Housing Authority does not maintain the breakdown of different types of abuse of public housing and the total amount of assets allegedly concealed by public housing tenants, it is temporarily impossible to know what types of abuse are involved in these 940 cases.

There are also relevant cumulative effect indicators in the policy report. The Housing Authority will review no less than 45,000 income and asset declaration forms within a two-year cycle under the wealthy households policy, and conduct in-depth investigations of no less than 10,000 households and incomes every year. Cases related to information and asset declaration and occupancy status.

The average waiting time for public housing is still as long as 5.6 years.

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Waiting time for public housing has shrunk to 5.6 years Ho Wing-hsien: 0.4 years of decline is more simple public housing launched more obvious public housing waiting time︱The latest waiting time is 5.6 years. The waiting time has dropped slightly to 6 years. Single seniors have to wait 4.1 years for public housing to go upstairs丨Civil servants and their mothers have to wait 9 years for a salary increase of several hundred mosquitoes. Exceeding their income, they are disqualified. The waiting time for public housing has increased to 6.1 years. Innovation JLL advocates increasing transitional housing and shortening the waiting list for public housing?

Housing Secretary Ho Yong-hsien: Accelerate the fight for one month without answering the specific method

Source: hk1

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