Hong Kong Housing Authority and Housing Department

Business Portfolio

Business Portfolio
Strategy Division
  • Formulation of housing strategies
  • Overseeing strategic planning for public housing
  • Policy and legislation related to private housing
  • Preparation of Housing Authority's Corporate Plan
Strategic Planning Sub-division
  • Supporting the implementation of the Long Term Housing Strategy, which includes annual updating of the long term housing demand projection and the long term housing supply target
  • Review and development of policies for subsidised sale flats
  • Annual review of the income and asset limits and biennial review of the rent for public rental housing
  • Review and development of the “Quota and Points System” and the “Well-off Tenants Policies” for public rental housing
  • Supporting the preparation of the Housing Authority's annual Corporate Plan
  • Overseeing statistical researches for public housing
Policy Support Sub-division
  • Legislative Council matters on housing
  • Coordination of policy inputs on major housing issues
  • Policy aspect of Government Budget
Private Housing Sub-division
  • Monitoring developments in the private housing market
  • Monitoring private housing supply
  • Policy relating to regulation of estate agents
  • Monitoring the subsidized housing schemes entrusted to the Hong Kong Housing Society
Housing Subsidies Sub-division
  • Overseeing the administration of the application for public rental housing and reviewing any changes for the rational allocation of public housing resources
  • Coordinating and implementing policies and procedures relating to rehousing of occupants affected by clearance
  • Overseeing the administration of the Home Ownership Scheme Secondary Market Scheme and the White Form Secondary Market Scheme
  • Overseeing sales-related residual activities relating to various subsidised housing schemes, including Home Ownership Scheme, Private Sector Participation Scheme, Mortgage Subsidy Scheme, Home Assistance Loan Scheme, Home Purchase Loan Scheme, Tenants Purchase Scheme and Green Form Subsidised Home Ownership Scheme
  • Managing the sale of subsidised sale flats