Code : 2020144
Event Name : The Impacts and Challenges of Transitional Social Housing: Experience Sharing of Community Housing Movement and Modular Social Housing 過渡性社會房屋的社會影響及挑戰:「社會房屋共享計劃」及「組合社會房屋計劃」的經驗分享
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Anthony Wong
Business Director
The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS)

Anthony Wong is a registered social worker and has been working in HKCSS for over 20 years. His main duty and focus are about policy research and advocacy on various areas of social policies including poverty and social security, employment, housing, primary health care and social welfare services for various target groups. He is now also in-charge of two areas of social service development, namely, children and youth service, and family and community service. Since 2017, he has taken up two social housing projects initiated by HKCSS, namely, Community Housing Movement and Modular Social Housing. In terms of public services, he is a member of obvious advisory committees of the Government or statutory bodies, including Social Welfare Advisory Committee, and Community Investment and Inclusion Fund of the Labour and Welfare Bureau, Subsidized Housing Committee of the Housing Authority, Standing Committee on Young Offenders of the Security Bureau, and so on. He holds a Bachelor degree of Social Work (HKU) and a M.Phil degree in Social Sciences (HKUST).
Event Date : 2020-09-30
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : By online media – ZOOM
Division : GPD
Organizer : General Practice Division
Fee : HK$150 for member; HK$250 for non-member
Priority : First-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese (supplemented by English)
Details :

Social housing is led by non-government organizations, with the joint efforts of different funders, private companies, and NGOs/social enterprises, supported by the Government. Social housing aims to provide the affordable housings to the tenants who wait for the public rental housing at least 3 years and live in indecent rental subdivided unit.  The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) plays a role of the Social Housing Intermediary Platform in coordinating and planning transitional social housing project, selecting service operators for housing projects and, with them, promoting and developing social housing together.  With the completion of the first modular social housing project,「南昌220」, Mr. Anthony Wong will share the challenges and experiences as well as the impacts and future development of transitional social housing in Hong Kong.

Remarks :

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Payment : HKD 150