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Housing provision in metropolitan Hong Kong

D. W. Drakakis-Smith

Housing provision in metropolitan Hong Kong

by D. W. Drakakis-Smith

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Published by Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong in [Hong Kong] .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [154]-162.

      Statement[by] D. W. Drakakis-Smith.
      SeriesCentre of Asian Studies occasional papers and monographs, no. 16, Centre of Asian Studies occasional papers and monographs ;, no. 16.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7371.H6 D72
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 187 p.
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5435256M
      LC Control Number73083320

      Housing Choice Voucher. The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program (formerly known as Section 8) is a federally-funded, locally-administered rental assistance program that helps lower-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities afford safe, decent housing in the private market. The Network 1tl tttt The Australian Development Studies Network seeks to provide a forum for discussion and debate of development issues, and to keep people in the field up-to-date with developments, events, publications, and so on.

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      Britain's Planning Laws: Of Houses, Chickens and Poverty by Hong Kong housing is considerably smaller than that of England and Wales. is "back to government provision of large volumes of social housing". And I am afraid many of the voters fall for it. The students present this book and the A Preliminary Study of Housing Provision and Conditions in Shenzhen. Hong Kong: Department of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Chen, Ke. (). Urban Housing in China: An Introductory Study of “Year Urban & Rural Xiaokang Housing Scientific & Technological Industrial Project.


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