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Eligibility Criteria for Elderly Persons' Flats

Application for Elderly Persons' Flats
(A) Eligibility Criteria


  • Prior to the date of application, the applicant and other members in the application must be 60 years old or above (according to the date of birth recorded on the Hong Kong Identity Card), except in the case of married couple where one of the spouse must be 50 years old or above.

  • The applicant may include two other members, whether related or unrelated, in the application.

  • Prior to the date of application the applicant must have resided in Hong Kong for seven or more years (according to the issuing date of the Identity Card), holding a Hong Kong Identity Card having (a) the right of abode in Hong Kong or (b) stay in Hong Kong not limited by the Hong Kong Immigration Department. The applicant and other members included in the application must be permanently residing in Hong Kong.

  • The total income and assets of the applicant and other members in the application will be taken full. The total monthly income and assets must not exceed the maximum limits listed below :
    No. of Persons Maximum Monthly Income Limits
    (Effective from 1 June 2017)
    Maximum Asset Limits
    (Effective from 1 June 2017)
    1 $14,900 $250,000
    2 $17,350 $350,000
    3 $22,390 $470,000


  • The applicant and other members in the application must not be the owner of any residential property in Hong Kong in any form or manner directly or indirectly within 24 months prior to the date of application and up to the commencement of tenancy with the Housing Society.

  • The applicant and all members included in the application must not be / have been an owner of any property purchased under any of the home purchase assistance schemes operated by Government or the Hong Kong Housing Society. Those who have their names deleted from the relevant registers due to change in marital status can be exempted from this restriction.

  • The applicant and other members in the application must be in good health and capable of looking after themselves in their daily lives.

(B) Housing estates with elderly persons' flats and the monthly rents are as follows:

Estates Monthly Rent (From 1 April 2016)
Ka Wai Chuen, Hung Hom $ 876
Kwun Tong Garden Estate, Kwun Tong $ 876
Prosperous Garden, Yaumatei $ 845 to $2,709
Cho Yiu Chuen, Kwai Chung $ 901
Clague Garden Estate, Tsuen Wan $ 992 to $2,614
Jat Min Chuen, Shatin $ 992
Healthy Village (Redev), North Point $ 1,086 to $3,182
Bo Shek Mansion, Tsuen Wan $ 1,213 to $1,463
* Lok Man Sun Chuen, Tokwawan $ 564

(* without warden service)

Last Updated: May 2017


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