Mei Ho House
Mei Ho House - Hong Kong (SAR)
Mei Ho House is located in Sham Shui Po.
Mei Ho House monument was established on 1953.
Primary threats to Mei Ho House :
Originally constructed in 1953 to alleviate the immediate housing need, the units in this "Mark I" estate were utilitarian. Redevelopment of the estate commenced in 1972, with new towers coming on stream between 1979 and 1982.
Historical facts of Mei Ho House :
Mei Ho House is the first public housing estate in Hong Kong. It is located in Sham Shui Po and is under the management of the Hong Kong Housing Authority. The estate was constructed as a result of a fire in Shek Kip Mei in 1953, to settle the families of inhabitants in the squats over the hill that lost their homes in one night. A later phase was scheduled for occupation in 2006.The estate now consists of 26 blocks, containing 7,363 units/flats of between 11.1 and 55.7 square meters in floor area. The estate has an authorized capacity of 13,900.