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Affordable Housing – Lessons From Singapore and Los Angeles”, Asia Society Southern California (ASSC) and the US-Asia Real Estate Initiative (USAREI) 29.06.2021

29th June, 2021|

In the light of the pressing need globally for affordable housing, Asia Society Southern California (ASSC) and the US-Asia real Estate Initiative (USAREI) in collaboration with the USC Lusk Centre of Real Estate, invited Prof Cheong Koon Hean to share Singapore’s experience in developing affordable public housing. This was compared with the approach taken by the City of Los Angeles to ameliorate housing insecurity.

Singapore Tonight (CNA, 18.06.2021)

18th June, 2021|

Channel NewsAsia's news programme Singapore Tonight interviewed LKYCIC senior fellow Dr Harvey Neo on his views as to why the Downtown Core may no longer be the top workplace destination in Singapore, following the Census 2020 report. His segment starts from the 22.35 min mark.

(Oral evidence session): “Supporting our high streets after COVID-19” ( UK House of Commons Select Committee on Housing, Communities and Local Government ,10.06.2021)

10th June, 2021|

Join Professor Chan Heng Chee, Chair of Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities online this evening as she provides expert testimony on ‘Supporting our High Streets Post Covid’ before the UK House of Commons Select Committee on Housing, Communities and Local Government. The inquiry will examine the long-term consequences of the Covid-19 outbreak on the future of the high street. It is interested in how government, at all levels, can mitigate the economic and social impact and develop policies to ensure high streets remain the centre of local communities. The Committee will look at the impact of existing measures to support the high street, including the business rate holiday, as well as the broader role of taxation in enabling high street businesses to remain viable. Professor Carlos Moreno, Scientific Director, Panthenon Sorbonne University, IAE Paris as well as Professor Ricky Burdett, Director of LSE Cities and Urban Age, London School of Economics will also be joining Prof Chan in this session.