Landlords of subdivided flats, home to some of Hong Kong’s poorest people, face fines of at least HK$10,000 if they overcharge tenants rent or utilities under a law expected to come into effect as soon as the end of this year.The government has adopted all the recommendations from a task force that led a study on tenancy control, which submitted its final report in March.These include tying rent increases for subdivided flats to a market index, capping rises at 15 per cent, and mandating a…

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