Hong Kong Housing Authority and Housing Department

Transfer of Ownership

Transfer of Ownership
Home Ownership Scheme (HOS) / Private Sector Participation Scheme (PSPS) / Tenants Purchase Scheme (TPS) / Green Form Subsidised Home Ownership Scheme (GSH) Flats

Pursuant to the Housing Ordinance, change of ownership is restricted except for disposal in the Secondary Market after two years has elapsed since the first assignment, or in the open market upon payment of premium. However the Housing Authority (HA) may at its discretion and on the merit of each case give consent to a request for change of ownership under special circumstances.

The usual reasons for applying for a consent to change of ownership are:

Reasons other than the above listed will be considered only in exceptional circumstances.

Pre-requisite for the Application

Points to Note

Post-approval Steps

HOS applicants, who prior to execution of the assignment, need to apply for a change of ownership, can click the following link to download the Application Form for Change of Ownership and return the completed form to:

HOS Sales Unit
Podium Level 1
Hong Kong Housing Authority Customer Service Centre
3 Wang Tau Hom South Road
Hong Kong