LAU Kwok Yu
劉國裕


BSocSc MPA Hong Kong, MA York, PhD Birmingham, RSW, Hon FHKIH, JP


Adjunct Professor
Department of Public Policy
City University of Hong Kong
Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon
Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 3442 8758
Email: saKYLau@cityu.edu.hk

Research interests
Housing Policy and Administration
Housing Affordability
Tenants and Owners Participation in Housing Management
Equity in Public Housing Resource Allocation
Housing Privatization

Teaching interests
Housing policy and administration in Hong Kong
Housing policy and management in mainland China
Social policy and administration

 

Selected Publications

LAU Kwok Yu (2018) “Public Rental Housing in Hong Kong: Tackling the Un-met Housing Demand”, Abstract of Keynote Speech on "public housing policy" in the 3rd Asian Public Housing Forum (Taipei, 22 October 2018). The Forum is organized by the Department of Urban Development of the Taipei City Government. (Author’s note: Power Point Slides 90 pages, included in Forum Proceedings and 50 pages used in the presentation are available upon request)

LAU Kwok Yu (2018) “Need to develop policy for Transitional Housing” , Hong Kong Economic Times, 12 September 2018. (Author’s note: Article published in Chinese.)  劉國裕 (2018)「過渡房屋租期雖短 政策應長久」《經濟日報》2018年9月12日。

LAU Kwok Yu (2018) “Certificate of Purchase for Subsidised Sale Flats to create hope for applicants” , Hong Kong Economic Times, 30 August 2018. (Author’s note: Article published in Chinese. The original title of this article was “Can New Housing Policy Initiatives reignite hope for public sale flats propspective home buyers?” The published article title was given by the Editor of Hong Kong Economic Times.)  劉國裕 (2018)「資助房推購屋證免無止境盼望」《經濟日報》2018年8月30日。[作者按: 文章原標題「房策新措施能重燃置業希望嗎?」,文章刋出時的標題及小標題由《香港經濟日報》國是港事版編輯訂定。]

LAU Kwok Yu (2018) “Is supply of 600000 public sector housing units adequate to meet next 30 years need?”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 22 August 2018. (Author’s note: Article published in Chinese.) 劉國裕 (2018)「30年建60萬公營房屋 足夠嗎?」《經濟日報》2018年8月22日。

LAU Kwok Yu (2018) “Speed up allocation of land for public sector housing to achieve LTHS supply target”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 10 August 2018. (Author’s note: Article published in Chinese. The original title of this article was “Inadequate land allocation for public sector housing despite increased rungs in subsidized home ownership ladder”.  The published article title was given by the Editor of Hong Kong Economic Times.) 劉國裕 (2018)「加快私樓地改公屋 《長策》方能達標」《經濟日報》2018年8月10日。[作者按: 文章原標題「資助置業階梯雖增  公營土地仍然不足」,文章刋出時的標題及小標題由《香港經濟日報》國是港事版編輯訂定。]

LAU Kwok Yu (2018) “Waive land premium for both HKHA and HKHS after HOS price reduction”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 30 July 2018. (Author’s note: Article published in Chinese. The original title of this article was “Land premium should be waived for both HKHA and HKHS to benefit citizen after HOS price reduction”.  The published article title was given by the Editor of Hong Kong Economic Times.) 劉國裕 (2018)「居屋減價 房委房協免地價應看齊」《經濟日報》2018年7月30日。[作者按: 文章原標題「居屋減價惠巿民   房委房協地價應齊免」,文章刋出時的標題及小標題由《香港經濟日報》國是港事版編輯訂定。]

LAU Kwok Yu (2018) “Separate HOS Secondary Market from Open Market”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 17 July 2018. (Author’s note: Article published in Chinese. The original title of this article was “Resale restrictions should be tightened after subsidised sale price reduction”.  The published article title was given by the Editor of Hong Kong Economic Times.) 劉國裕 (2018)「應禁居屋公開市場轉售  真正分隔市場」《經濟日報》2018年7月17日。[作者按: 文章原標題「資助房屋減價格   轉讓限制須收緊」,文章刋出時的標題及小標題由《香港經濟日報》國是港事版編輯訂定。]

LAU Kwok Yu (2018) “HOS price reduced benefits grassroots”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 10 July 2018. (Author’s note: Article published in Chinese. The original title of this article was “HOS price will no longer set by making reference to private sector house price”.  The published article title was given by the Editor of Hong Kong Economic Times.) 劉國裕 (2018)「居屋新定價機制   助基層上車」《經濟日報》2018年7月10日。[作者按: 文章原標題「居屋新定價不再與私樓價掛鈎助上車」,文章刋出時的標題及小標題由《香港經濟日報》國是港事版編輯訂定。]

LAU Kwok Yu (2017) “Regularising White Form Secondary Market Scheme with Reduced Quota to Avoid Price Hike”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 13 December 2017. (Author’s note: Article published in Chinese. The original title of this article was “Reasons for reduced quota in the Regularised White Form Secondary Market Scheme”.  The published article title was given by the Editor of Hong Kong Economic Times.) 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。[作者按: 本文投稿時以「白居二配額為何減少?」作為文章標題,現標題由《經濟日報》國是港事編者訂定。]

LAU Kwok Yu (2017) “Why introduce Home Starter Scheme to help the high income group”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 6 December 2017. (Author’s note: : Article published in Chinese. The original title of this article was “Any reason to introduce   Home Starter Scheme to help high income group?” The published article title was given by the Editor of Hong Kong Economic Times.) 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。[作者按: 本文投稿時以「資助高收入者置業,不明所以?      」作為文章標題,現標題由《經濟日報》國是港事編者訂定。]

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. (Author’s note: Article published in Chinese. The original title of this article was “Home ownership promotion as the focus of housing policy”.  The published article title was given by the Editor of Hong Kong Economic Times.)  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。[作者按: 本文投稿時以「房屋階梯增層級  置業主導新方針」作為文章標題,現標題由《經濟日報》國是港事編者訂定。]

LAU Kwok Yu (2017) “Work to be done to minimize delay in housing the needy applicants as public rental housing flats are turned into subsidized sale flats for green form buyers”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 15 November 2017. (Author’s note: Article published in Chinese. The original title of this article was “Impact on waiting list applicants as public rental housing flats are turned into subsidized sale flats for green form buyers”. The published article title was given by the Editor of Hong Kong Economic Times.)  劉國裕「公屋轉綠置居延上樓 須未雨綢繆」《經濟日報》2017年11月15日。[作者按: 本文投稿時以「公屋轉「綠置居」對輪候冊申請人的影響」作為文章標題,現標題由《經濟日報》國是港事編者訂定。]

LAU Kwok Yu (2017) “Turning public rental housing flats into subsidized sale flats for green form buyer as Housing Authority’s new source of income”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 9 November 2017. (Author’s note: Article published in Chinese. The original title of this article was “Financial considerations on turning public rental housing flats into subsidized sale flats for green form buyers”. The published article title was given by the Editor of Hong Kong Economic Times.)  劉國裕「出租公屋轉綠置居 助房委開源」《經濟日報》2017年11月9日。[作者按: 本文投稿時以「出租公屋轉「綠置居」的財政考慮」作為文章標題,現標題由《經濟日報》國是港事編者訂定。]

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。

Kwok Yu LAU & Alan MURIE (2016): Residualisation and resilience: public housing in Hong Kong, Housing Studies, DOI: 10.1080/02673037.2016.1194376
http://dx.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: 圓桌會議論集,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 (2015) “Dual Approach needed to push and induce public tenants to purchase HOS flats”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 16 January 2015 (in Chinese). (Author’s remarks: the original title of this article is “New Opportunities in Enriched Public Subsidized Schemes”, the published title is the choice of the editor of Hong Kong Economic Times). 劉國裕 (2015) 「賣公屋遏富戶 必須雙管齊下」《香港經濟日報》2015年1月16日 (筆者按: 本文原題目為「豐富資助出售房屋方式露曙光」,現題目由《香港經濟日報》國事港事欄編者提)

LAU, Kwok Yu (2015) “Private developers’ participation in producing subsidized sale flats needs enhanced quality control measures”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 13 January 2015 (in Chinese). (Author’s remarks: the original title of this article is “Reconsideration of Private Developers’ Participation in Production of Subsidized Sale Flats”, the published title is the choice of the editor of Hong Kong Economic Times).
劉國裕 (2015) 「提升私人參建居屋  質素始有保證」, 《香港經濟日報》2015年1月13日 (筆者按: 本文原題目為「發展商參與建設資助出售房屋的再思」,現題目由《香港經濟日報》國事港事欄編者提)

LAU, Kwok Yu (2015) “Home Ownership Scheme Purchase Certificates could ease worry of applicants of subsidized sale flats applicants”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 9 January 2015 (in Chinese).
劉國裕 (2015) 「居屋推「預批購買權」 置業早安心」, 《香港經濟日報》2015年1月9日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2015) “Tranfer some Public Rental Housing Units for sale within the Home Ownership Scheme is Win-Win”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 5 January 2015 (in Chinese).
劉國裕 (2015) 「公屋改居屋出售 市民房委雙贏」, 《香港經濟日報》2015年1月5日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2014) “Relieve Financial Burden of Housing Authority through increased sale of urban public sector housing flats”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 29 December 2014 (in Chinese). (Author’s remarks: the original title of this article is “Housing Reserve – Good Financial Planning for Public Housing”, the published title is the choice of the editor of Hong Kong Economic Times).
劉國裕 (2014) 「放售市區公屋 解房委會財困」, 《香港經濟日報》2014年12月29日
(筆者按: 本文原題目為「設立「房屋儲備金」  有助規劃房屋開支」,現題目由《香港經濟日報》國事港事欄編者提)

LAU, Kwok Yu (2014) “The Proportion of Home Ownership Scheme Flats should be increased in the Public Sector-led Long Term Housing Strategy”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 23 December 2014 (in Chinese). (Author’s remarks: the original title of this article is “Long Term Housing Strategy Principles (Supply-led and Flexible) Re-considered”, the published title is the choice of the editor of Hong Kong Economic Times).
劉國裕 (2014) 「公營房屋作主導 適度增居屋比例」, 《香港經濟日報》2014年12月23日 (筆者按: 原文題目為「《長策》「供應主導」與「靈活變通」的再思」,現題目由《香港經濟日報》國事港事欄編者提)

LAU, Kwok Yu (2014) “Housing issues and challenges as viewed from housing statistics” 29th Anniversary Volume, Hong Kong Federation of Public Housing, November 2014 (in Chinese)
劉國裕 (2014) 「從統計數據看公營房屋的挑戰」《公屋聯會29週年紀念特刋》2014年11月, 72-87頁

LAU, Kwok Yu (2014) “Proposed Changes in Home Ownership Scheme Policies to Tackle Problem in Owning Homes in Subsidized Sector”, Hong Kong and Macau Affairs, Issue No. 17, September and October, 2014, pp.10-19  (in Chinese) .
劉國裕 (2014)「置業難  居屋政策宜調整」, 《紫荊論壇 》2014年9-10月, 10-19頁

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) First Submission of Views to the Long Term Housing Strategy (LTHS) Steering Committee on the 2013 LTHS Consultation Document, Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong, 2 December 2013

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) Second Submission of Views to the Long Term Housing Strategy (LTHS) Steering Committee on the 2013 LTHS Consultation Document, Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong, 2 December 2013

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) Third Submission of Views to the Long Term Housing Strategy (LTHS) Steering Committee on the 2013 LTHS Consultation Document, Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong, 2 December 2013

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “Unusual policies for unusual Times - Rent Control should be re-introduced”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 30 November 2013
劉國裕「非常時期非常措施  租管應重推」 《香港經濟日報》 2013年11月30日
(Note: the original title is called “Long Term Housing Strategy Blind Spots: Rent Control, Rent Subsidy and Self-sustained New Town Development”. Title of published article is the idea of the editor of Opinion Column of the Hong Kong Economic Times.) (文章原文题目為「長策的盲點: 租管、租援和自供自給新市鎮」,時文題及文內小標題由《香港經濟日報》「國是港事」欄編輯擬定)

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “Review ‘Well-off Tenants Policies’ to free up PRH units for those with greater need”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 27 November 2013 (in Chinese)
劉國裕「檢討富戶政策 騰出公屋安民」 《香港經濟日報》 2013年11月27日

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “LTHS private flats supply gap should be filled by HOS Flats”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 15 November 2013 (in Chinese)
劉國裕「長策私樓欠數 應以居屋補底」 《香港經濟日報》 2013年11月15日

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “The government has already tied its own hands by adopting the supply-led housing strategy”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 6 November 2013 (in Chinese)
劉國裕「房策「供應主導」 早已自縛手腳」 《香港經濟日報》 2013年11月6日

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “Increase Public Sector Housing Supply to Provide Adequate Housing and to ensure Social Stability”, Hong Kong and Macau Affairs, Issue No. 6, November 2013, pp.25-33 (in Chinese)
劉國裕「增加公營房屋供應  穩定社會萬民安居」《紫荆論壇》第6期, 2013年11月, 頁25-33

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “Enticing well-off public housing tenants to become HOS homeowners to vacate public housing for grassroots”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 31 October 2013 (in Chinese)
劉國裕「誘公屋富戶購居屋 助基層上樓」 《香港經濟日報》 2013年10月31日

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “Housing the Needy: In-kind Public Rental Housing provision or In-cash Rent Allowance -- the Hong Kong Choice”, Paper presented at the 2013 International Workshop on Asian Public Housing Policy, Taipei on 26 October 2013 (This Workshop is organized by the Organization of Urban Re-s (OURs) and Social Housing Advocacy Consortium and sponsored by the Department of Urban Development, Taipei City, Taiwan) [Power-point Slides]

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “Public Housing Policy in Hong Kong as the Pillar of Urban Development”, Paper presented at the Hangzhou Normal University and Hong Kong SAR Government Central Policy Unit co-organized Summit of Hangzhou.Hong Kong Public Policy (in Power-Point slides), 12 October 2013 (in Chinese)
劉國裕「香港公共政策之房屋政策: 城市發展的支柱」, 於杭州師範大學和香港特别行政區中央政策組主辦的《杭州.香港城市公共政策高層論壇》發表之論文摘要(演示稿), 中國: 杭州, 2013年10月12日

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “Transitional housing should be put in place to buy time for tackling issues of sub-divided flats”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 9 October 2013 (in Chinese)
劉國裕「解劏房需時 先設過渡房安置」 《香港經濟日報》 2013年10月9日

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “Are developers no longer steering the property market after the introduction of LTHS and Demand-management measures?”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 25 September 2013 (in Chinese)
劉國裕「長策加辣招 地產商不再主導樓市?」《香港經濟日報》 2013年9月25日

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “UK's regulatory practice may provide clues to the common problem of sub-divided housing units in metropolitan cities”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 19 September 2013 (in Chinese)
劉國裕「大都會難免劏房 效英規管緩困」 《香港經濟日報》 2013年9月19日

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “Supply of 28,000 public housing units per year is inadequate to satisfy the demand”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 11 September 2013 (in Chinese)
劉國裕「年供2.8萬公營房屋 難釋民憂」 《香港經濟日報》2013年9月11日

LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “Hong Kong public rental housing -- target groups, rent policy, management rules, tenant participation and future challenges”, Paper presented at the 2013 International Workshop on Asian Public Housing Policy, Taipei on 9 August 2013 (This Workshop is organized by the Organization of Urban Re-s (OURs) and Social Housing Advocacy Consortium and sponsored by the Department of Urban Development, Taipei City, Taiwan)
 
LAU Kwok Yu (2013) “Questions on details of the Ten-year Housing Supply Target”  Hong Kong Economic Times, 27 June 2013 (in Chinese)
劉國裕「十年房屋供應  細節疑問多」 《香港經濟日報》2013年6月27日

LAU Kwok Yu (2012) “No real tenant power in Hong Kong”, Global Tenant – International Union of Tenants’ Quarterly Magazine, March 2012, pp.12-13.

LAU Kwok Yu (2011), Pricing and Resale of New Home Ownership Scheme flats should be people-based, affordable and for self-use, Scenario (Hong Kong Council of Social Service Quarterly Bulletin), Issue No. 34, December 2011, p.21 (in Chinese)
劉國裕(2011)新居屋計劃訂價和轉售政策須為民開  審度購買力  保自住用,《社情》季刊, 第34期, 2011年12月, 香港社會服務聯會, 頁21

LAU, Kwok Yu (2011) “Further deliberation is required before deciding on the 35,000 public rental housing annual production target”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 24 October 2011 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「3.5萬公屋? 言之尚早」《香港經濟日報》2011年10月24日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2011) “New HOS not too generous, only few will benefit from it*” (provided by the Editor, the intended title is “HOS rekindles hope though disappoints many and only few will benefit from it”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 14 October 2011 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「新居屋無賣大包且受惠者有限」題由編輯所選,文章原標題為:「新居屋計劃重燃希望,受惠者少失望者眾」《香港經濟日報》2011年10月14日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2011) “Housing Society and Private Sector Developers go hand in hand – a way out for New HOS?” Hong Kong Economic Times, 11 October 2011 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「房協混合私人參建 新居屋出路?」《香港經濟日報》2011年10月11日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2011) “Four Restrictions Required for New HOS” Hong Kong Economic Times, 7 October 2011 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「新居屋助市民 要設四限」《香港經濟日報》2011年10月7日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2011) “Improve the HOS Secondary Market to speed up the turnover of public housing units” Hong Kong Economic Times, 3 October 2011 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「優化居屋第二市場 促公屋流轉」《香港經濟日報》2011年10月3日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2011) “HOS owners need to move upward to increase the turnover of subsidized units” Hong Kong Economic Times, 29 September 2011 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「助居屋業主「上移」 增房屋流轉」《香港經濟日報》2011年9月29日

LAU Kwok Yu (2011) “Increase public rental housing and resume HOS to build a stable society”, The Federation of Public Housing Estates 26th Anniversary (1985-2011) Commemorative Volume, July 2011, pp.82-89. (in Chinese).
劉國裕「增建公屋  復建居屋  讓市民安居  建安穩基石」《公屋聯會成立二十六週年(1985-2011)紀念特刊》, 2011年7月出版, 第82-89頁

LAU, Kwok Yu (2011) “Long waiting period for single non-elderly public rental housing applicants warrants a review of quota”,  Hong Kong Economic Times, 13 March 2011 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「單身上樓難 速檢討公屋配額」《香港經濟日報》2011年3月13日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2011) “Quota increase required amid upward adjustment of income ceiling of public rental housing applicants”,  Hong Kong Economic Times, 11 March 2011 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「調高公屋入息上限 還需增配額 」《香港經濟日報》2011年3月11日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2011) “Home ownership still a distant dream for sandwich class despite increase in land supply”,  Hong Kong Economic Times, 25 February 2011 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「土地雖增 夾心層仍難望上樓 」《香港經濟日報》2011年2月25日

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

Articles written by Dr LAU Kwok Yu
in response to the public consultation on Subsidizing Home Ownership
劉國裕就資助市民自置居所公眾諮詢」發表的文章

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) "My Home Purchase Plan only helps financially capable ones and disappoints the housing needy", Hong Kong Economic Times, 26 October 2010.
劉國裕 「只助「有能者」 「置安心」未顧民心」, 《香港經濟日報》 2010年10月26日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) "My Home Purchase Plan’s so-called merits may backfire", Hong Kong Economic Times, 15 October 2010.
劉國裕「「置安心」九優助用家 恐變久憂」, 《香港經濟日報》 2010年10月15日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) “Limited supply of Rent-to-Buy units cannot meet demand”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 28 September 2010 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「先租後買 杯水車薪 難救近火」《香港經濟日報》2010年9月28日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) “Fear not contradicting oneself, Home Ownership Scheme should be relaunched”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 15 September 2010 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「復建居屋   無懼打倒昨日的我」《香港經濟日報》2010年9月15日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) “Home Ownership Scheme Does Not Affect Private Housing Prices and Should Be Relaunched”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 27 July 2010 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「居屋無礙私樓價 應速復建」《香港經濟日報》2010年7月27日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) “Public Rental Housing and Home Ownership Scheme reduce Income Disparity”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 19 July 2010 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「公屋居屋 紓貧富懸殊」《香港經濟日報》2010年7月19日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) “Re-launch Home Ownership Scheme to Increase Mobility of Public Housing Tenants”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 12 July 2010 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「復建居屋 加快公屋流轉」《香港經濟日報》2010年7月12日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) “Home Ownership Scheme Provides A Way Out to Aspired Home Owners and Helps Mitigate Hostility Against Property Developers”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 5 July 2010 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「居屋助置業 紓仇商情緒」《香港經濟日報》2010年7月5日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) “Increase Private Rental Housing Supply to Reduce the Demand for Home Purchase”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 28 June 2010 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「增出租物業供應 紓置業需求」《香港經濟日報》2010年6月28日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) “Correct the Myth of 85,000 Housing Target to Remake Hong Kong’s Long Term Housing Strategy ”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 21 June 2010 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「脫八萬五陰霾 重整房屋策略」《香港經濟日報》2010年6月21日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) “Home Ownership Schemes Promotes Social Stability and Reduces Income Disparity”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 15 June 2010 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「建居屋 穩定社會 縮貧富差距」《香港經濟日報》2010年6月15日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) “Incomprehensive Consultation on Subsidizing Home Ownership Can Hardly Bring Good Solution to the Problem”, Hong Kong Economic Times, 7 June 2010 (in Chinese).
劉國裕「置業諮詢狹隘 未對症怎下藥」《香港經濟日報》2010年6月7日

LAU, Kwok Yu (2010) "Profile of professional housing managers and extent of professionalization within housing organizations in Hong Kong", Hong Kong Institute of Housing 2010 Yearbook, pp.131-146.

LAU, K.Y. (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 (126 pages) Statistical Tables

Lau, K.Y. (2004) Creating social stigma or a socially-mixed community: policy considerations and impacts of public housing policies for the needy in Hong Kong, Paper presented at International Housing Conference in Hong Kong – Housing in the 21st Century: Challenges and Commitments, Hong Kong Housing Authority, February 2004.

Lau, K.Y. (2004) "Hong Kong Public Tenants Won in Judicial Review", Global Tenant, International Union of Tenants’ Quarterly Magazine, April.

Lau, K Y (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, K Y (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, K Y (2003) An exploration of factors encouraging and discouraging public sector owners’ participation in estate management, with analysis on “Control, Check and Balance and Co-produce” Framework, in Shenzhen Property Management Association Secretariat (ed.) 10th Anniversary Foundation Celebration of Shenzhen Property Management -- International (Shenzhen) Seminar on The Development Strategy of Property Management Essays Collection, Shenzhen: Shenzhen Property Management Association and Chartered Institute of Housing, pp.70-73 (in Chinese).

Lau, K Y (2003) Home Ownership Scheme in Hong Kong – Changes over the Past 25 Years, in Proceedings of Shenzhen Housing Development Forum Marking World Habitat Day 2003, Shenzhen: Shenzhen Housing Bureau and Shenzhen Housing System Reform Office, pp.42-51 (in Chinese).

Lau K Y (2003) Press / public commentaies on Public Housing Rent Policy:

  1. Rent Gathering, 7 September 2003 (in Chinese)
  2. Wen Wai Po, 2 September 2003(in Chinese)
  3. China Daily, 1 September 2003
  4. Wen Wai Po, 30 August 2003(in Chinese)
  5. Wen Wai Po, 29 August 2003(in Chinese)
  6. Sing Pao, 19 July 2003(in Chinese)
  7. Ming Pao Daily, 17 July 2003(in Chinese)

Lau, K Y (2003) Can 2002 Housing Policy Statement solve Hong Kong's housing problems? Housing Express, Hong Kong: Chartered Institute of Housing (Asian Pacific Branch), March 2003, pp. 13-30 (in Chinese).

Lau, K Y (2003) Analysis of Hong Kong Housing Policy, in Gui and Wong, L (eds.) Shanghai Yu XiangGang SheHui ZhengCe BiJiao YanJiu (Comparative Social Policy Research: Shanghai and Hong Kong), Shanghai: East China Normal University Press, pp. 207-231 (co-authored with Lee, J and Zhang, Y) (in Chinese).

Lau, K Y (2003) Housing Policy – Comparison and Re-consideration, in Gui and Wong, L (eds.) Shanghai Yu XiangGang SheHui ZhengCe BiJiao YanJiu (Comparative Social Policy Research: Shanghai and Hong Kong), Shanghai: East China Normal University Press, pp. 231 - 240 (co-authored with Lee, J) (in Chinese).

Lau, K Y(2002) "Hong Kong" in Housing Policy Systems in South and East Asia, edited by Mohammed Razali Agus, John Doling and Dong-Sung Lee, Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, pp.60-83.

Lau, K Y (2002) "Setting Rent with reference to Tenants' Affordability Public housing rent policy in Hong Kong", Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, Vol. 17, Issue No. 4, pp. 409-418 (co-authored with Yip, N.M.)

[Note: this article is to be accessed in City University of Hong Kong library via electronic journal: Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. See link below:
http://www.kluweronline.com/issn/1566-4910/contents]

Lau, K Y (2002) A Critique of "the housing policy for Hong Kong's future" shown in the 2002 Housing Policy Statement, Paper presented at "The Housing Policy for Hong Kong's Future" Symposium, co-organized by Hong Kong Policy Research Institute and Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong, 9 December 2002 (in Chinese). (An abridged version of the speech was published in Policy Bulletin, Hong Kong: Hong Kong Policy Research Institute, Vol. 20, December 2002 – February 2003, pp. 8-10.)

Lau, K Y (2002) Report of Study on Owner-occupiers' Involvement in Managing Public Housing Estates, Department of Public & Social Administration, City University of HK.

Lau, K Y (2001) A Comparison of Indicators used in Measuring Housing Afforability in Hong Kong and theirValidity, Working Paper No. 2 / 2001, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong (with assistance from Leung, B.)

Lau, K Y (2001) Analysis of 1998 Telephone Survey on Hong Kong Housing Affordability Issues, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong (co-authored with Yip, N.M.)

Lau, K Y (2001) "Housing Reform" in The Market in Chinese Social Policy, edited by Wong, Linda and Flynn, Norman, Basingstoke: Palgrave, pp.112-137. (co-authored with Lee, James)

Lau, K Y (2001) "The role of Hong Kong SAR Government in promoting Property Management", Property Management, No. 5, pp. 18-22 (in Chinese)

Lau, K Y (2001) Delimitation Strategy in Hong Kong's Housing Privatisation, Conference Proceedings for International Conference on Managing Housing and Social Change: Building Social Cohesion, Accommodating Diversity, 16-18 April, City University of Hong Kong

Lau, K Y (2001) Housing Privatisation: Some Observations on Disengagement and Delimitation Strategies, Housing Express, Hong Kong: Chartered Institute of Housing, November, pp.11-16

Lau, K Y (2000) The State-managed Housing System in Hong Kong - impact on market and social housing, Paper presented at East Asian Housing Workshop, jointly organised by the Korean Housing Institute and Centre for Urban and Regional Studies of the University of Birmingham, Seoul, 7-10 November

Lau, K Y, Yip, N M, Lee, K C, and Li, C F S (1999), Hong Kong Housing Home Page (A website to provide comprehensive housing policy and statistical archive materials, with funding support from Hong Kong Housing Authority). First Launched in November 1999. URL: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/hkhousing/

Lau, K Y (1999), "A comparative study on the mainland China and Hong Kong SAR's sale of flats to sitting tenants schemes", Asian Studies, No. 32, September, pp. 129-147. (in Chinese)(co-authored with Li S C F)

Lau, K Y (1998), "A Critique of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Chief Executive's Better Housing for All Strategy", Housing and Real Estate, Number 34, January, pp. 24-31. (in Chinese)

Lau, K Y (1997), "Safeguarding Rational Allocation of Public Housing Resources in Hong Kong: A Social Policy Discussion", Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work, Vol. 7, No. 2, September, pp.97-129

Lau, K Y, and Yip, N M (1997), Housing, in Wilding, P et al (eds) Social Policy in Hong Kong, Cheltenham and Lyme: Edward Elgar, pp.39-54

Lau, K Y (1997) Housing Inequality and Segregation: An Exploratory Study on Housing Privatisation in Shenzhen City of the People's Republic of China, Working Paper No. 7, 1997, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong

Lau, K Y (1996), "Implications of Inadequate Supply and Inequitable Public Sector Housing Allocation", A Critique of Housing Policies in Hong Kong, P K Kam et. al. (eds), Hong Kong: Joint Publishing Co., pp 60-85 (in Chinese)

MacPherson, S and Lau, K Y (1996), "Measuring Economic and Social Development: Statistical Data on the Pearl River Delta", Economic and Social Development in South China, in MacPherson S and Cheng Y S J (eds.), Edward Elgar, pp. 1-56

Lau, K Y and Yip, N M (1996), "Affordability and Rent Policy in the Public Sector in Hong Kong", Conference Proceedings, Housing for Millions: the Way Ahead, Hong Kong, 20-23 May, pp 102-106

Lau, K Y (1995), "Provision of Financial Subsidy and Land - Key Factors for the Growth of Public Housing Programmes in Hong Kong", Housing and Real Estate, No.19, Shenzhen, China, August, pp 55-57(in Chinese)

Lau, K Y (1995), "The Maturing Hong Kong Public Housing Programme", Housing and Real Estate, Vol. 17, Shenzhen, China, April, pp 46-7(in Chinese)

Lau, K Y (1995), "Issues in Housing Policy in Guangzhou: A Study on Housing Provision for Households with Housing Difficulties", Development in Southern China: A Report on the Pearl River Delta Region including the Special Economic Zones, Cheng Y S J and MacPherson S (eds), Longman, Hong Kong, March, pp 115-38

Lau, K Y (1994), "Public Housing", The Other Hong Kong Report 1994, McMillen D H and Man S W (ed), Chinese University Press, Hong Kong, pp 265-96

Lau, K Y (1994), "Housing Policies for the Low and Middle Income Households in Hong Kong", Paper presented at the Sixth International Research Conference on Housing: Global Challenge - Local Challenges in the 21st Century, Beijing, China, September

Lau, K Y (1994), "Community Work and Grass Root Organizations", New Perspectives in Social Work Studies, Chow N W S (ed), Hong Kong: Commercial Press, pp 327-46

Lau, K Y (1994), Report on Achievements of NLCDPs in Mark III to VI Redevelopment Estates, A Study Report, Hong Kong: Hong Kong Council of Social Service, June

Lau, K Y (1993), "Defining Income Eligibility Criteria for Government Subsidized Housing Schemes in Hong Kong", Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences, No 2, Oxford University Press, Hong Kong, Autumn, pp 39-64

Lau, K Y (1993), "Urban Housing Reform in China amidst Property Boom Year", China Review 1993, Chinese University Press, Hong Kong, July, p 24.1-24.35

Lau, K Y, Mok, H L, Fung, K K and Chau, C M R (1994), The Impact of the Regulatory Measures on Bedspace Apartments: A Study Report, Hong Kong: Shamshuipo District Board

Lau, K Y (1991), "Housing", The Other Hong Kong Report 1991, Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, pp 343-87

Lau, K Y and Ng, K (1989), A Report of the Study on the Redevelopment of Public Housing Estates in Kwai Tsing District in Hong Kong, Hong Kong: Kwai Tsing District Board

Lau, K Y and Yeung, A (1988), A Report of the Exploratory Study on the Environment Issues of the Aging Building in Mongkok District, Hong Kong, Hong Kong: Mongkok District Board

Lau, K Y (1987), "Equity and housing policy - issues and future direction", The Vision of Social Policy in Hong Kong, Ngan R, Chiu S and Wong W (eds.), Hong Kong: Authentic Press, pp. 231-53

Lau, K Y, Yeung, T and Wong, P Y (1987), A Report of the Study on Street Sleepers in Shamshuipo District, Hong Kong, Hong Kong: Shamshuipo District Board

Public Service / Community Service / Professional Activities

Justice of the Peace, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (since 07/1999)

Member, Hong Kong Housing Authority (08/2012-08/2018)

Member, Hong Kong Housing Authority’s Building Committee (08/2012-3/2018)

Member, Hong Kong Housing Authority Subsidised Housing Committee (since 04/2017)

Member, Supervisory Board, Hong Kong Housing Society (09/2012-09/2018)

Member, Hong Kong Housing Society (since 11/2010)

Member, Hong Kong Housing Society’s Special Committee on Elderly Housing (since 09/2018)

Member, Diocese Building and Development Commission, Hong Kong Catholic Diocese (since 12/2017)

Member of the Research and Development Committee of the Diocesan Building and Development Commission (since 11/2015)

Member, Catholic Building Professional Advisory Group, Catholic Diocese and its Cemetery Group (since 02/2011)

Independent Manager of the Incorporated Management Committee of Lok Wah Catholic Primary School (05/2014 – 08/2017)

Research Professor, School of Social Sciences, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong (since 06/2017)

Convenor, Love in Action Social Service Group, St Francis of Assisi Church (Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon) (2002 & 2003), Secretary (2001, 2004 – present)

Convenor, Lift Committee, St Francis of Assisi Church (Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon) (since 2004)

Member, Working Group on Social Housing Operation and Services for  Community Housing Movement, Hong Kong Council of Social Service (since 01/2018)

Academic Advisor, Asian Institute of Built Environment, Hong Kong (since 02/2017)

Co-opted Member, Review Committee, Urban Renewal Authority (06/2002—11/2014)

Member, Urban Renewal Authority’s Shamshuipo District Advisory Committee (since 09/2018)

Co-opted Member, Land, Rehousing & Compensation Committee, Urban Renewal Authority (08/2004-04/2010)

Co-opted Member, Sub-Committee on Property Management Practitioners of the Advisory Committee on the Regulation of Property Management Industry, Home Affairs Department (01/2012—11/2013)

Co-opted Member, Professional Practice Committee, Hong Kong Institute of Housing (since 06/2004)

Member, Steering Group on Long Term Housing Strategy Review, Housing Bureau (12/1995-02/1998)

Adjudicator of Sham Shui Po District Council Quality Property Management Contest (Autumn 2004 and 2006)

Convenor, Focus Group 6 (renamed Focus Group D), Sham Shui Po District Office (04/2004 - 2007)

Co-opted Member, Sham Shui Po District Council Working Group on Private Premises and Urban Revitalisation (formerly known as Working Group on Private Premises Problem), Sham Shui Po District Council (since early 2004)

Mentor, Mentorship Programme, The University of Hong Kong (since 2000)
Member of Panel of Experts, Project on Social Development Index for Hong Kong, Hong Kong Council of Social Service (since 07/1999)

Resource Person, Young Women's Christian Association, (since 06/1992)

Member, JP Assistance Scheme, Office of the Ombudsman Hong Kong (since 03/2001)

Member, Guangdong Real Estate Research Association Experts Panel (since 01/2002)

Advisor, Hong Kong People's Council on Housing Policy (previously known as Hong Kong People's Council on Public Housing Policy) (since 09/1984)

Hon Advisor, Federation of Public Housing Estates  (also known as The Federation of Hong Kong, Kowloon, and New Territories Public Housing Estates Resident and Shopowner Organizations) (since 04/2002)

Advisor, Guangdong Development Construction Information Centre (03/2000 -02/2002)

Member, Appeals Panel, Land Development Corporation (1.4.1993 - 30.4.2001)

Examiner, Hong Kong Direct Final Examination, Chartered Institute of Housing (1997 - 2001)

Member, Hong Kong Housing Authority (04/1996 - 03/2002)

Member, Hong Kong Housing Authority Home Ownership Committee (04/1995 - 03/2002)

Member, Hong Kong Housing Authority Home Ownership Committee Selection Panel on Property Management Agencies (04/1998 - 03/2002)

Member, Hong Kong Housing Authority Complaints Committee (1.4.1999-31.3.2001)

Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Private Domestic Property by Public Rental Tenants, Hong Kong Housing Authority (08/1994 - 04/1996)

Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Review of Domestic Rent Policy, Hong Kong Housing Authority (03/2001 - 03/2002)

(Last updated on 1 November 2018)

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