Hong Kong Housing Authority and Housing Department

Eligibility (GSH)

Eligibility (GSH)
Definition of Green Form Applicants


Eligibility (GSH)

Definition of Green Form Applicants

Subject to detailed eligibility criteria on age, family composition, residence rule, etc. to be announced by the Housing Authority (HA) prior to the launch of each sale exercise, the following categories of persons are eligible for Green Form status in buying Green Form Subsidised Home Ownership Scheme (GSH) flats –

  • Households of Public Rental Housing (PRH) units under the Hong Kong Housing Authority (HA) (not applicable to tenants under conditional tenancies of HA, tenants allocated PRH units through the HA’s Express Flat Allocation Scheme within three years from the date of commencement of their tenancies or monthly licencees of HA Transitional Rental Housing units);
  • Households of Group A Rental Estates (rental estates) under the Hong Kong Housing Society (HS) (households of HS’s Group B Rental Estates, tenants allocated rental units through the HS’s Express Flat Allocation Scheme For Group A Rental Estates (2019) within three years from the date of commencement of their tenancies or monthly licencees of HS Transitional Rental Housing units);
  • Persons falling into one of the following categories who are holders of valid Green Form Certificates issued by the Housing Department (HD)/ Urban Renewal Authority–

    (i)  PRH applicants who have passed the detailed vetting and whose eligibility for allocation of PRH has been established;

    (ii) Persons under Civil Service Public Housing Quota or Special One-off Housing Allocation for Junior Civil Servants whose eligibility has been established;

    (iii) Clearees affected in clearance exercises initiated by the Government and victims of natural disasters whose PRH eligibility has been established;

    (iv) Clearees affected in urban renewal projects whose PRH eligibility has been established;

    (v) PRH residents whose eligibility for allocation of PRH flat has been established due to divorce/ splitting; and

    (vi) Former PRH tenants holding a Letter of Assurance issued by the HD whose eligibility for allocation of the PRH flat has been established.
  • Staff of the Estate Assistant (EA)grade of the HD who is holding a valid Letter of Assurance (LA) issued by the HD; and

  • Recipients of Rent Allowance for the Elderly Scheme (RAES) administered by the HA.

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