Dr LAU, Kwok-yu
BSocSc MPA Hong Kong, MA York, PhD Birmingham, RSW, Hon FHKIH, JP
LAU Kwok Yu is an Adjunct Professor of the Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong. He previously taught at the University of Hong Kong. The areas of his teaching and research are housing policy, housing management, social policy and administration. He is also an Honorary Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Housing and a registered social worker. Before starting his career in the university, Dr. Lau worked as a social worker in public housing estates, squatter areas and temporary housing areas.
Dr LAU has extensive experience in public service. He served on various committees of the Hong Kong Housing Authority, and was a member of the working groups on public and private housing of the Kwai Tsing and Sham Shui Po District Councils. He was formerly a Member of the Housing Bureau’s Long Term Housing Strategy Review Steering Group and a Member of the Urban Renewal Authority’s Land, Rehousing and Compensation Committee and its Review Committee. He was also a co-opted Member of the Sub-Committee on Property Management Practitioners of the Advisory Committee on the Regulation of Property Management Industry of the Home Affairs Department.
Dr LAU is currently a Member of the Housing Authority, and a Member of its Building Committee and Subsidised Housing Committee. He is also a Member of the Supervisory Board of the Hong Kong Housing Society. He also served as a Research Professor at the School of Social Sciences of Caritas Institute of Higher Education and as an Academic Advisor of the Asian Institute of Built Environment. He is a co-opted Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Housing’s Professional Practice Committee and a co-opted Member of the Sham Shui Po District Council’s Working Group on Private Premises and Urban Revitalisation. He also served as a Member of the Diocese Building and Development Commission of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese and as a Member of the Working Group on Social Housing Operation and Services for Community Housing Movement of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.
Housing Policy and Administration
Tenants and Owners Participation in Housing Management
Equity in Public Housing Resource Allocation
Housing policy and administration in Hong Kong
Housing policy and management in mainland China
Social policy and administration