Beijing Implements New Rules to Prevent Housing Overcrowding

The new guidelines are designed to act as a deterrent for homeowners who have been exploiting housing rules in the capital.

by Tom Lamming, 17 July 2019

Meet the Beijing Residents Affected by the 40-Day Evacuation Campaign

We find out what it was like being caught up in the city's 'safety campaign,' in residents' own words.

by Dominique Wong, 09 January 2018

Controversial Law Forces Rich Beijingers to Share Space with Poorer Neighbors

Any physical partition which separates the "rich" and "poor" areas of communities must be torn down -- and many Beijingers aren't happy.

by Justine Lopez, 05 September 2017

Are Tiny 'Plug-In Houses' the Answer to Beijing's Sky-High Housing Prices?

These mini-houses only cost USD10,000. But the best part is they can be built in less than 24 hours using nothing more than a hex wrench!

by Justine Lopez, 26 July 2017

Rent in These 4 Chinese Cities Will Cost At Least 48% of Your Income

Does your rental cost dominate the budget?

by That's PRD, 24 July 2017

3 Chinese Cities Ranked Priciest in the World for Housing

Chances are you're paying an arm and a leg for property if you live in one of these cities.

by Jane Polubotko, 23 January 2017

How One Architect Transformed a Tiny Hutong Alleyway into a Home for 6

Japanese architect Shuhei Aoyama was tasked with transforming a dark and overcrowded hutong home into an efficient and beautiful space.

by Oscar Holland, 17 January 2017

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