Interim Housing

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Block 12 of Kwai Shing East Estate was converted temporarily as interim housing. It is scheduled to be demolished in 2010.

Interim housing (中轉房屋) is temporary housing in Hong Kong for those not eligible for a flat in a public housing estate, but affected by disaster, fire, and redevelopment. It replaced Temporary Housing Area with buildings that are more resilient and space saving. Some of them reuse old blocks in public housing estates; others use pre-fabricated building components.

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All interim housing is in the New Territories:

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