Useful Sites for Housing Research Links

Major Academic Institutions involved in Housing Research
Affordable Housing Research Network, The University of Hong Kong
Department of Urban Planning and Design, The University of Hong Kong
Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong
Department of Building and Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University
Department of Real Estate and Construction, the University of Hong Kong
Housing-related Organizations in Government Sector
Housing Authority and Housing Department
Rating and Valuation Department
Territory Development Department
Census and Statistics Department
Development Bureau
Planning Department
Town Planning Board
Lands Department
Land Registry
Buildings Department
Environmental Protection Department
Legislative Council
Legislative Council – Panel on Housing
Housing-related Organizations in Non-government Sector
Hong Kong Housing Society
The Hong Kong Institute of Housing
Chartered Institute of Housing (Asian Pacific Branch)
Hong Kong Association of Property Management Companies
Estate Agency Authority
Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation
Housing Research Data
 
Housing Statistics 1 (Hong Kong Housing Authority)
Housing Statistics 2 (By the HKSAR Government)
Hong Kong Housing Homepage
Hong Kong – The Fact : Housing
Housing Data Supplied by Centaline Property Agency Limited
Housing Date Supplied by Midland Realty
Recent Publications on Housing in Hong Kong
Chan, E.H.W., Tang, B.S. and Wong, W.S. (2002) “Density Control and Quality of Living Space”, Habitat International, Vol. 26, 99. 159-175.
Chan, K. W. (2001) “Excluding the disadvantaged: Housing Inequalities in Hong Kong”, Third World Planning Review ,Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 79-96.
Chiang, R.C., Chow, Y. and Liu, M. (2002) “Residential Mortgage Lending and Borrower Risk: the Relationship Between Mortgage Spread and Individual Characteristics”, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 5-32.
Chiang, Y.H., Chan, A.P.C. and Hui, E.C.M. (2002) “Capital Structure and Profitability of the Property and Construction Sectors in Hong Kong”, Journal of Property Investment and Finance, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 434 – 453.
Chiu, R.L.H. (2002) “Social Equity in Housing in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: a Social Sustainability Perspective”, Sustainable Development, Vol.10, No.3, pp. 155 – 162.
Chiu, R.L.H. (2001), “Hong Kong: How Sustainability is Managed in a High Density City”, in G. Dubois-Taine and C. Henriot (eds.) Cities of the Pacific Rim: Diversity and Sustainability, Plan Urbanisme Construction Architecture, pp. 95-114.
Chiu, R. L. H and Lee, J. K. C. (2001) (eds.) “One Country, Two Housing Systems – The Convergence and Divergence between Hong Kong and China”, Third World Planning Review, Vol. 23, No.1.
Chiu, R.L. H. (2001) “The Role of the Government in Housing in Socialist China and Capitalist Hong Kong”, Third World Planning Review, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 5-21.
Ho, M.H.C. and Chiu, R.L.H. (2002) “Impact of Accessibility on Housing Expenditure and Affordability in Hong Kong’s Private Rental Sector”, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 363 – 383.
Ho, M.H.C. & Kwong, T.M. (2002) “Speculation and Property Price: Chicken and Egg Paradox”, Habitat International, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 347-361.
Ho, M.H.C. & Kwong, T.M. (2002) “Housing Reform and Home Ownership Behaviour in China: A Case Study in Guangzhou”, Housing Studies, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 229-244.
Hui, E. C. M. (2002) “The Residential Land Auction Market in Hong Kong: Market Share and Profitability”, Pacific Rim Property Research Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 63 – 78.
Hui, E. C. M. and Lui, T. Y. (2002) “Rational Expectations and Market Fundamentals: Evidence from Hong Kong’s Boom and Bust Cycles”, Journal of Property Investment and Finance, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 9 – 22.
Hui, C.M. (2001) “Measuring Affordability in Public Housing from Economic Principles: Case Study of Hong Kong”, Journal of Urban Planning and Development, Vol. 127, No. 1, pp. 34-49.
Hui, C.M. (2001) “Planning and Development Control through Lease Conditions” Habitat International, Vol. 25, pp. 599-615.
La Grange, A. and Pretorius, F. (2002) “Private rental housing in Hong Kong”, Housing Studies, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 721 – 740.
La Grange, A. & Yip, N.M. (2001), “Social Belonging, Social Capital and the Promotion of Home Ownership: A Case Study of Hong Kong”, Housing Studies, Vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 291-310.
Lee, J. C. K. and Yip, Ngai Ming (2001) “Home-ownership under Economic Uncertainty: the Role of Subsidized Sale Flats in Hong Kong”, Third World Planning Review ,Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 61-78.
Leung, B.Y.P. and Hui, E.C.M. (2002) “Option Pricing for Real Estate Development: Hong Kong Disneyland”, Journal of Property Investment and Finance, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 473 – 495.
Leung, C.K.Y., Lau, G.C.K. and Leong, Y.C.F. (2002) “Testing Alternative Theories of the Property Price-trading Volume Correlation”, Journal of Real Estate Research, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 253 – 263.
Suen, W. and Tang, B.S. (2002) “Optimal site area for high-density housing development”, Habitat International, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 539 – 552.
Walker, R. and Li, L.H. (2002) “Reinventing Government? Explaining Management Reform at the Hong Kong Housing Authority”, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 573 – 592.
Yip, N.M. and Forrest, R. (2002) “Property Owning Democracies? Home Owner Corporations in Hong Kong”, Housing Studies, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 703 – 720.
Yip, N.M. and Lau, K.Y. (2002) “Setting rent with reference to tenant’s affordability: Public housing rent policy in Hong Kong”, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 409 – 418.