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Public housing in the city states of Hong Kong and Singapore

D. W. Drakakis-Smith

Public housing in the city states of Hong Kong and Singapore

by D. W. Drakakis-Smith

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Published by Development Studies Centre, Australian National University in Canberra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hong Kong.,
  • Singapore.
    • Subjects:
    • Public housing -- Hong Kong.,
    • Public housing -- Singapore.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 15-17.

      Statement[by] D. W. Drakakis-Smith and Yue-man Yeung.
      SeriesOccasional paper - Development Studies Centre, Australian National University ; no. 8
      ContributionsYeung, Yue-man, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7371.A3 D7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 17 p. :
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4286532M
      ISBN 100909150362
      LC Control Number78313317

      The result, they say, would be lower public housing density and more private flats. Hong Kong provides public housing to more than 2 million people for an average monthly rent of US$ per household.   He drew a contrast with Singapore, where 90% of residents own homes, many through a public housing programme, compared with half in Hong .

        Around , people in Hong Kong are estimated to live in close to 88, ultra-small 'coffin homes', which the UN has condemned as 'an insult to . Hong Kong's economic performance relative to the United States may be even more impressive. In , Hong Kong's GDP per capital trailed that of the United States by 45 percent. As of , Hong Kong trailed the US by only three percent and according to International Monetary Fund data should pass the United States early in the present decade.

      Whether Hong Kong is cheap or expensive is one of the most common questions asked by potential visitors to the city. It has a well-earned reputation for being one of the world's priciest cities. In , it tied for first place with Singapore and Paris as the most expensive city in the world. Housing is a fundamental need and universal part of human living that shapes our lives in profound ways that go far beyond basic sheltering. Where we live can determine our self-image, social status, health and safety, quality of public services, access to jobs, and transportation options. But the r.


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Public housing in the city states of Hong Kong and Singapore by D. W. Drakakis-Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Public housing in Singapore is managed by the state Housing and Development Board (HDB) under a year majority of the residential housing developments in Singapore are publicly governed and developed, and home to approximately % of the resident population.

These flats are located in housing estates, which are self-contained satellite towns with well-maintained schools. Public housing in Hong Kong is a set of mass housing programmes through which the Government of Hong Kong provides affordable housing for lower-income residents. It is a major component of housing in Hong Kong, with nearly half of the population now residing in some form of public housing.

The public housing policy dates toafter a fire in Shek Kip Mei destroyed thousands of shanty homes. Hong Kong should take a leaf out of Singapore’s book, cut the number of cars on the road and turn garages into houses.

Photo: AFP Turning. InChin asserted in a book that Hong Kong’s route to independence rested not on a future democratic China, but on the city’s re-birth as an autonomous city-state. Chin’s edgy theories. Hong Kong, China 3 contributions 1 helpful vote.

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Behind Crazy Rich Singapore’s mask, a growing class divide rental flats housing Singapore’s poorest. the United States was atand Hong Kong reached a Author: Kok Xinghui.

Due to dense population and government control of land use, the most common form of residential housing in Hong Kong is the high-rise housing estate, which may be publicly owned, privately owned, or semi-private.

Due to the oligopoly of real-estate developers in the territory, and the economies of scale of mass developments, there is the tendency of new private tower block developments with   Hong Kong’s creative streak has stayed strong, but controls keep tightening in ominous ways.

At Hong Kong’s airport—itself an emblem of local pride and a product of post-Handover striving—the “Asia’s World City” sign that greets new arrivals feels a little pleading, if not quite desperate.

The Liveable City-States of Hong Kong and Singapore The Global Liveable Cities Index in Perspective Readership: Academics, researchers and students of urban planning, management; senior city officials and related practitioners; policy makers; senior management of multinational corporations.

Land and buildings form a significant portion of the national wealth in most economies, but in Singapore and Hong Kong, two small city-states where land is scarce, real estate has an important role in the functioning of the whole economy.

Transnational property and development companies are important players in Singapore and Hong by:   Under Lee, Singapore became one of Asia’s four so-called tiger economies, along with Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan.

However, unlike. Amidst the glamorous apartments and up-market boutiques, reporter Adrian Brown uncovers a disturbing side to Asia's World City; Thousands of Hong. Yet there is a serious difference in housing policy. In contrast to Hong Kong, Singapore’s e Housing and Development Board, which accounts for approximately 90 percent of housing (which after sale is privately owned) has increased production and reduced new house prices which has led to a lowering of resale house prices as well.

How Brooke Helped Destroy Public Housing. whose book Modern Housing was the road map for the program, believed two-thirds of the population might need to. by PropertyGuru House prices in Singapore are considered “seriously unaffordable”, with a median multiple ofwhich means that the median house price is times the city-state’s median household income, according to an annual survey conducted by urban planning policy consultancy Demographia in Q3 The 15th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey () [ ].

Book Review: Singapore: a developmental city state. Article. Public Housing in the City States of Hong Kong and Singapore. Comparative Perspectives on Public Housing in Singapore and Hong. The waiting time for public housing in Hong Kong in was five years and three months, according to the South China Morning Post; the average Hong Konger has.

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Investor relations. MEDIA & RESOURCES. Multimedia library. SIA Executives Programme. Hong Kong and Singapore are similar across other dimensions as well. Consider five more: (1) The percentage of the population that is age 10 to 24 is 18 in H ong Kong and 21 in Singapore (Population Reference Bureau ).

(2) The percentage of legislators, senior officials, and managers that is female is 26 in Hong Kong and 26 in Singapore File Size: KB. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has over 9, high-rise buildings, of which over 1, are skyscrapers standing taller than m ( ft) with buildings over m ( ft).

The tallest building in Hong Kong is the storey International Commerce Centre, which stands m (1, ft) and is the 12th tallest building in the world. (I believe the specific numbers are around GB: 10% of GNP, Hong Kong /5(16).Hong Kong Disneyland.

Hong Kong's Richest; Malaysia's Richest; I hope the blog and book offer a clear-eyed celebration of the enormous contribution made by public housing to .