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Dr LAU, Kwok-yu
劉國裕
BSocSc MPA Hong Kong, MA York, PhD Birmingham, RSW, Hon FHKIH, JP
Adjunct Professor
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.
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Phone: +852 3442 8758
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Email: sakylau@cityu.edu.hk
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LAU Kwok Yu (2017) “Who will benefit from the policy of turning public rental housing into subsidized sale flats for green form buyers”, Federation of Public Housing Estates 32nd Anniversary Book, Hong Kong, pp.74-83.  (Article published in Chinese). 劉國裕「綠置居取代出租公屋,誰受惠?」《公屋聯會成立32週年紀念特刊》2017年11月,74至83頁。
 
LAU Kwok Yu (2017) “Regularising White Form Secondary Market Scheme with Reduced Quota to Avoid Price Hike”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 13 December 2017. (Article published in Chinese.) 劉國裕 (2017)「白居二恒常化 減配額免谷樓市」《經濟日報》2017年12月13日。
 
LAU Kwok Yu (2017) “Why introduce Home Starter Scheme to help the high income group”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 6 December 2017. (Article published in Chinese). 劉國裕 (2017)「首置盤資助高薪族置業 用意何在?」《經濟日報》2017年12月6日。
 
LAU Kwok Yu (2017) “How to help Hong Kong citizen to move up the 8-rung housing ladder”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 29 November 2017. (Article published in Chinese). 劉國裕「房屋階梯8層級 怎助市民上移?」《經濟日報》2017年11月29日。

Kwok Yu LAU & Alan MURIE (2017) Residualisation and resilience: public housing in Hong Kong, Housing Studies, 32:3, 271-295. DOI: 10.1080/02673037.2016.1194376
https://doi.org/10.1080/02673037.2016.1194376  Published online: 18 Jun 2016. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02673037.2016.1194376
 
LAU Kwok Yu (2016) An Exploration on Housing Myths in Hong Kong, in Hong Kong Federation of Public Housing (ed.) Unfolding Housing Myths in Hong Kong, Hong Kong: Red Corporation, pp. 24-39 (in Chinese). 劉國裕 (2016) 香港住屋迷思探索,刊於公屋聯會2016年編之《走出香港住屋迷思,香港:紅出版(圓桌文化), 24-39頁。

LAU Kwok Yu (2016) Plight and Prospect of Hong Kong’s Housing, in DAB (ed) (2016), Hundred Streams Meet: Round-Table Conference Proceedings, Hong Kong: Sinminchu Publishing Co., pp. 152-160 (in Chinese). 劉國裕 (2016) 房屋困局與前景,刊於民建聯編(2016) 《百川匯: 圓桌會議論,香港: 新民主出版社,152-160頁

LAU Kwok Yu (2015) “Prospect of Applicants in Flat Allocation as viewed from the Supply Statistics of Public Rental Housing and Home Ownership Scheme”, Hong Kong and Macau Affairs, Issue No. 20, March and April, 2015, pp.42-51 (in Chinese) . 劉國裕 (2015)「從公屋居屋的供應目標 看合資格申請人的前景」, 《紫荊論壇 》2015年3-4月, 總第20期,42-51頁

LAU Kwok Yu (2010) Report of the Study on the Development of Housing Manager Profession in Hong Kong, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong

LAU Kwok Yu (2007) The State-managed Housing System in Hong Kong, in Groves, R., Murie, A. and Watson, C. (2007) (eds.) Housing and the New Welfare State: Perspectives from East Asia and Europe, England and USA: Ashgate, pp.45-74

LAU Kwok Yu (2005) Report of the Study on Home Ownership Promotion Policy Development in Hong Kong: Statistics and Interpretations on Home Ownership Scheme and the Private Sector Participation Scheme, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong, 2005, 117 pages plus statistical tables pages.

LAU Kwok Yu (2004) Housing, in Linda WONG, Lynn WHITE, and GUI Shixun (eds.) Social Policy Reform in Hong Kong and Shanghai: A Tale of Two Cities, New York and London: M E Sharpe, pp.53-83 (co-authored with LEE, James and ZHANG, Yongyue)
 
LAU Kwok Yu (2003) Targeting the Needy in Public Rental Housing, in YEUNG, Y M and WONG, Timothy K Y (eds) Fifty Years of Public Housing in Hong Kong: A Golden Jubilee Review and Appraisal, Hong Kong: Hong Kong Housing Authority, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, and The Chinese University Press, pp.179-205 (English version, also available in Chinese, pp. 169-195).

LAU Kwok Yu, et al (1999) Hong Kong Housing Home Page, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong.