Hong Kong Housing Authority and Housing Department

Eligibility (GSH)

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 HA (tenants under conditional tenancies, 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 are not allowed to submit application);
  • Households of Group A Rental Estates (Rental Estates) under the Hong Kong Housing Society (HS) (households of Group B Rental Estates, tenants allocated rental units through the HS’s Express Flat Allocation Scheme for Group A Rental Estate within three years from the date of commencement of their tenancies or monthly licencees of HS Transitional Rental Housing units are not allowed to submit application);
  • Households who are affected by HA’s clearance programme of Block 10 and 11 of Shek Lei Interim Housing (IH) and holding with a valid “Green Form Certificate (GFC) - Applicable to Sale of Green Form Subsidised Home Ownership Scheme Flats Only” issued by the Housing Department (HD);
  • Holders of a valid “GFC – Applicable to Sale of Green Form Subsidised Home Ownership Scheme Flats Only” issued by the HD / the Urban Renewal Authority (URA);
  • 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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