Selling a Flat
Home Ownership Scheme (HOS) / Tenants Purchase Scheme (TPS) / Green Form Subsidised Home Ownership Pilot Scheme / Green Form Subsidised Home Ownership Scheme (GSH)* flat owners, may sell their flats in the HOS Secondary Market to tenants of rental housing estates of the Housing Authority (HA) or the Housing Society (HS), authorised residents of Interim Housing managed by the HA, holders of Green Form Certificate issued by the Housing Department (HD) or holders of the Certificate of Eligibility to Purchase (White Form Status) issued by the HD without payment of a premium to the HA.
Flat owners may obtain application form of Certificate of Availability for Sale from Estate Offices / District Tenancy Management Offices and the HOS Secondary Market Scheme Unit. The completed application form should be submitted to the Estate Offices / District Tenancy Management Office concerned together with an application fee and a copy of the Deed of Assignment.
Applicants may submit Online Application. The online application is only applicable to the applicant and relevant party(ies) who hold an activated “iAM Smart+” account with digital signing function or a valid personal digital certificate (including owner/ owner’s agent for applying CAS). Applicants may complete and submit the online application through the HA website, GovHK and “iAM Smart” website. Staff of the respective offices will contact the applicants after receiving their online application to verify their eligibility and arrange the collection of the application fee by a crossed cheque or cashier’s order.
The application fee shall be paid in the form of a crossed cheque / cashier order payable to the "Hong Kong Housing Authority" (existing charge is $810). A Certificate of Availability for Sale will be issued to the flat owner after the HA has verified the application.
Ex-owners who have sold their flats, and their spouses are not eligible to join any of the subsidised housing scheme administered by the HA (including public rental housing, HOS, Private Sector Participation Scheme (PSPS), Home Assistance Loan Scheme (HALS), HOS Secondary Market Scheme, TPS) and any subsidised scheme administered by the HS.
*For GSH, the eligible buyers are Green Form applicants only. For flats after five years from the date of first assignment under GSH Pilot Scheme, White Form applicants are also eligible buyers.
|HOS Secondary Market Scheme Unit|
|Address:||Room 202, 2/F, Lung Cheung Office Block
138 Lung Cheung Road, Wong Tai Sin