The Public Works Subcommittee of the Legislative Council approved the first batch of simple public housing allocation of 14.9 billion yuan, which will be submitted to the Finance Committee for review, which involves the more controversial Kai Tak Kai Tak site selection.
Housing Bureau Secretary Ho Wing-hsien reiterated that Kai Tak is a suitable location and will not change the goal of the second core business district (CBD 2).
Housing Secretary Ho Wing-yin introduced the simple design of public housing earlier.
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Ho Wing-hsien said in the now news program that the location of Kai Tak is suitable, because in the whole area, besides Kai Tak, there are commercial buildings in Kwun Tong and Kowloon Bay, and they are constantly updated.
She said minimalist public housing and transitional housing would lead to some community goodies coming sooner.
In response to outsiders’ doubts that simple public housing is more expensive than traditional public housing, He Yongxian emphasized that the two cannot be compared, because traditional public housing can take up to 5 years, or even 6 to 7 years, from land leveling to housing construction, while the construction of simple public housing with 17 to 19 floors It only takes more than two years to level the house and even land levelling.
Simple public housing｜Jiang Yuhuan sent a letter to the Housing Bureau again to ask 12 questions, including details of operating expenses. Simple public housing｜The source of the demolition cost was disclosed for the first time, but the figure was unknown The final cost will be lower than the budget