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Poll the People

There is public concern over the 70-year land use limit for residential properties, with many homeowners worried they will have to spend a lot of money on the renewal of the leases when they expire.

By NewsChina Updated Jun.1

Are you worried about the land lease expiring?

Yes. I’m afraid of being evicted or needing to spend money to renew my land rights again. (79.9%) 

No. I’m more concerned about not being able to buy a house. (20.1%)

Are you worried about the effectiveness of the central paper on the renewal?

Yes. Renewal fees could be too high. (87.7%) 

No. I believe my house will be protected for a long time. (12.3%) 

Will you pay the fees to renew the land lease after it expires?

No. I’ll carry on living in it or renting it out. (63.4%) 

Yes. It can prevent the house from being demolished or ownership transferred away. (36.6%)

Source: www.sina.com.cn