Asia Pacific

Hong Kong housing prices continue to soar

Human Rights advocacy groups say more than a quarter of a million people in Hong Kong live in illegal structures or squalid conditions, and every year that number rises by 20 percent.

Hong Kong has one of the most expensive real estate markets in the world.

But as property prices keep on soaring, salaries are struggling to keep up, forcing many people to leave their homes.

But new solutions are emerging to put a roof over people's heads.

Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from Hong Kong.