Hong Kong Housing Society
“Letting Scheme for Subsidised Sale Developments with Premium Unpaid”
Online Application for “Certificate of Participation - Owner”
(A) Notes to Applicants
|1.||The application for “Certificate of Participation – Owner” (hereinafter referred to as “Owner Certificate”) of “Letting Scheme for Subsidised Sale Developments with Premium Unpaid” (hereinafter referred to as “the Scheme”) is only for persons who meet the following requirements:
|2.||Owners who intend to apply for the Owner Certificates should read the Application Guide for “Letting Scheme for Subsidised Sale Developments with Premium Unpaid” “Certificate of Participation – Owner” (hereinafter referred to as “AG”) carefully before completing the AF.|
|3.||Subject to the terms and conditions of the Scheme and (i) the relevant Government Land Grant (including Modification Letter(s) and waiver letter(s)) or (ii) Housing Ordinance (applicable to HA’s subsidised sale flats), in accepting and abiding by the aforementioned terms and conditions, owner may let the Flat to (i) persons holding valid “Certificate of Participation – Tenant” (hereinafter referred to as “Tenant Certificate”) issued by the HS under the Scheme or (ii) The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (hereinafter referred to as “HKCSS”) holding valid “Certificate of Participation – Organisation” (hereinafter referred to as “Organisation Certificate”) issued by the HS under the Scheme. If the Flat is HA’s subsidised sale flat, its prospective tenant (including Holder of Tenant Certificate (hereinafter referred to as “Tenant Certificate Holder”) and HKCSS holding Organisation Certificate) must apply to HA for a “Nomination Certificate” for renting the Flat or certain bedroom(s) therein. The prospective tenant must only enter into tenancy agreement with Holder of Owner Certificate (hereinafter referred to as “Owner Certificate Holder”) after obtaining the “Nomination Certificate” issued by HA in respect of the Flat. HS does not guarantee that Tenant Certificate Holder or HKCSS holding the Organisation Certificate can obtain a “Nomination Certificate” issued by HA successfully. For details, please refer to the AG.
|4.||Please note: Owners and all the joint owners (if any) shall together attend HS Applications Section’s office in person to complete the procedures of collection of Owner Certificate. In addition, owners are responsible to comply with the Buildings Ordinance and other laws and regulations relevant to the Flat. HS will study relevant information available (including the results of land search) in vetting the applications. If there are issues that clarification is required, HS will seek further information from the owners. Moreover, Owner Certificate Holders shall make the following declarations in the tenancy agreement:
The owner(s) hereby declare(s), in his/her/their knowledge, when signing this agreement:
|5.||Applicants must submit their applications in one of the following manners (no application deadline at this moment):
|6.||Application fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferrable irrespective of the application result.|
|7.||All information provided must be true and correct or else HS is entitled to cancel such application. Applications that are not submitted by the specified method or duplicated applications will not be accepted. HS reserves the right not to accept any application.|
|8.||For enquiries, please call HS “Letting Scheme for Subsidised Sale Developments with Premium Unpaid” hotline on 8108 0678 during its office hours.|
|9.||Applicants may also browse the designated website for the Scheme at lettingscheme.hkhs.com for relevant information.|
|10.||The application fee of HK $200 shall be paid online by way of PayPal or specified credit cards.
|11.||The personal data collected in the AF are solely used for processing applications under the Scheme and its related matters. HS may also use the information for statistical surveys and researches, and may for such purpose contact the Applicants. When assessing the eligibility of the Applicants, HS has the right to compare and match the personal information provided in the AF with the relevant personal information collected for other purposes (manually or otherwise) in order to ascertain whether such information is false or inaccurate or misleading, and may take appropriate actions against the person(s) concerned on the basis of the result of the data comparison and matching. The Applicants shall authorise HS to verify and match the relevant information with HA, Housing Department, other government departments, public/private organisations/companies or the independent consultant companies appointed by HS or HS’s existing records, and further give consent to HA, Housing Department, any government departments, public/private organisations/companies or the independent consultant companies appointed by HS to provide HS with the Applicants’ personal data in their possession for the purpose of comparing or matching the information in the AF. For more details, please see Section 9 – Notes on Collection of Personal Data in the AG.|
|13.||Privacy Warning Message (Transfer of information)
Hong Kong Housing Society Applications Section
G/F, Dragon Centre, 23 Wun Sha Street,
Tai Hang, Hong Kong
Monday to Friday : 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays : Closed
“Letting Scheme for Subsidised Sale Developments with Premium Unpaid” hotline: 8108 0678
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(B) Apply Now
For the ease of filling in relevant data and submitting the online application, the applicant must read the Application Guide and has the identity documents of himself/ herself ready in hand.