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Home Assistance Loan Scheme (Application was terminated on 14 July 2004)

The Home Assistance Loan Scheme (HALS) was introduced in January 2003, aiming to help eligible applicants acquire home ownership by offering them financial assistance. It also enabled the Housing Authority and the Housing Society to recover rental housing flats for re-allocation to families in need. The approved families may opt to have an interest-free loan of $530,000 (to be repaid over 13 years) or $390,000 (to be repaid over 20 years), or a monthly mortgage subsidy of $3,800 (payable for 48 months). The loan and subsidy amount for single person is half of the above rates.

However, after conducting an overall review on the scheme, the Housing Authority (HA) endorsed the immediate termination of the HALS on 14 July 2004. Now the Home Assistance Loan Unit deals only with post-loan / subsidy matters.

Please click on the links to get more details of the HALS:

Contact Information

Home Assistance Loan Unit

Telephone:  3162 0666 (During Office Hours)
                  2712 2712 (Non Office Hours)
                  Office Hours
                  Monday to Friday -
                  8:45am to 1:00pm
                  2:00pm to 6:00pm
                  Saturday, Sunday &
                  Public Holiday - 
 Address:    Room 202, 2/F,
                  Lung Cheung Office Block,
                  138 Lung Cheung Road,
                  Wong Tai Sin ,
                  Kowloon, Hong Kong
                  (near Wong Tai Sin MTR Station
                   Exit B)
 Fax:           3549 6727 

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