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) (with the exception of tenants under conditional tenancies, tenants allocated PRH units through the Express Flat Allocation Scheme within three years from the commencement of their tenancies or monthly licensees of HA Transitional Rental Housing Units) or the households of Hong Kong Housing Society (HS) of Group A rental estates (with the exception of households of Group B rental estates or monthly licensees 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)  Successful PRH applicants whose eligibility for allocation of PRH has been established, and who are due for allocation of PRH in about a year’s time;

    (ii) Junior civil servants under Civil Service Public Housing Quota, 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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