Unauthorized constructions in Hong Kong

Talking about the phenomenon of unauthorized construction in Hong Kong, the first thing to ask is, why are there hundreds of thousands of unauthorized constructions in Hong Kong? Below we divide the problem into three categories: old buildings , village houses , and luxury or detached houses.

Unauthorized construction of cities

Over the past decade or so, the government has focused on the situation of old districts such as Yau Tsim Mong, Sham Shui Po, Sai Wan and Wan Chai, and has started to deal with unauthorized structures that pose a threat to life or property, or are imminently dangerous. About 400,000 cases were handled. No removal order has …

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