Thursday, December 18, 2014   

Caution prevails over rental restrictions
(04-03 17:51)

Housing Secretary, Anthony Cheung says the government will not act hastily over increasing calls for the re-introduction of rent controls.
He said the administration remains worried that doing so may push up rent levels, and reduce supply.
Officials are studying the overseas experience of the practice and will report to Legco later.—RTHK

   
Other Hong Kong breaking news:
10% of govt revenue to be placed in housing fund (12 mins ago)
ICAC search home of Guotai Junan's executive (12-17 18:59)
Civic Party lists policy address proposals (12-17 18:01)
Protesters may need to pay for damage to property (12-17 18:00)
Air quality worse since Occupy ended: CAN (12-17 12:30)
Man dies after boat capsizes off Lantau (12-17 12:27)
CLP to raise tariffs by 3.1% next year (12-16 19:00)
Govt raises housing target for new flats (12-16 16:37)
Another huge yellow banner appears (12-16 14:58)
CLP tariff hike 'lower' than expected (12-16 14:57)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.