The China Post
Date: May 28, 2017
By: The China Post
Amendments to the Urban Renewal Act finally rolled out on May 4. That,
along with a law passed at the end of April to expedite the reconstruction of old and dangerous urban buildings, mean that President Tsai Ing-wen administration’s “social housing, rental and urban renewal” housing policies have already made huge strides before she has completed a full year in office. With the full support of the central government, can urban renewal — which had previously ground to a halt — be able to open new doors?
“I can’t really bear to let my mother have a life of such hardship,” said an octogenarian surnamed Tsui. [FULL STORY]