Eligibility Criteria

(Applicant must be aged 18 or above with the right of abode in Hong Kong)

Type A

Individual or family awaiting Public Rental Housing (PRH) for no less than 3 years*

Type B

Individual or family living in inadequate conditions or with special housing needs

*Applicants (a family of 1 to 6 members) awaiting for Public Rental Housing for no less than three years are required to hold a valid blue acknowledgement card issued by Hong Kong Housing Authority (“Blue Card”). The information of the applicant and his/her family members provided in this application must be as same as that of contained in the aforesaid Blue Card.

Application process

Application Criteria

Vetting Procedure and Screening Arrangement
1. Arrangement of Vetting Interview for Type A Applicants
  • Computer balloting will be held to determine the priority for the arrangement of vetting interviews (for both shortlisted and waiting lists).
  • The ballot result will be posted up at khw.pokoi.org.hk; unsuccessful applicants will not be notified separately.
  • Applicants and their family members will be invited to attend the vetting interviews according to the priority drawn above. Eligible applicants will proceed to flat allocation process (randomly assigned by computer).
2. Arrangement of Vetting Interview for Type B Applicants
  • Applicants and their family members will be interviewed and assessed by POH’s registered social workers. Assessment criteria include imminent housing needs, financial status, current dwelling condition, family condition and other special circumstances etc.
  • Flats will be allocated (randomly assigned by computer) to eligible applicants according to their assessment results (from high to low) while stocks last. If applicants obtain the same results, flats will be allocated according to their application numbers (which are randomly assigned by computer) sorted in ascending order while stocks last.
  • Eligible applicants will proceed to flat allocation process.
1. Arrangement of Vetting Interview for Type A Applicants
  • Computer balloting will be held to determine the priority for the arrangement of vetting interviews (for both shortlisted and waiting lists).
  • The ballot result will be posted up at khw.pokoi.org.hk; unsuccessful applicants will not be notified separately.
  • Applicants and their family members will be invited to attend the vetting interviews according to the priority drawn above. Eligible applicants will proceed to flat allocation process (randomly assigned by computer).
2. Arrangement of Vetting Interview for Type B Applicants
  • Applicants and their family members will be interviewed and assessed by POH’s registered social workers. Assessment criteria include imminent housing needs, financial status, current dwelling condition, family condition and other special circumstances etc.
  • Flats will be allocated (randomly assigned by computer) to eligible applicants according to their assessment results (from high to low) while stocks last. If applicants obtain the same results, flats will be allocated according to their application numbers (which are randomly assigned by computer) sorted in ascending order while stocks last.
  • Eligible applicants will proceed to flat allocation process.
3. Flat Allocation
  • Eligible applicants will only have one chance for flat allocation.
  • If applicant accepts the allocated flat, he/she will be arranged to sign the Tenancy Agreement and to settle the required payments.
  • If there is (are) allocated flat(s) being voluntarily given up by eligible applicant(s), the flat(s) will be allocated (randomly assigned by computer) to other eligible applicant(s).
4. Other Important Notes
  • Applicants and their family members aged 18 or above invited to attend the vetting interviews shall bring along all the required supporting documents (both the originals and a set of photocopies) for qualification vetting and verification.
  • If any required document is missing, the application will be delayed or will not be processed.
  • Applicant who fails to attend the vetting interview shall be deemed to have given up his/her application.
  • In case of doubt or discrepancy between English version and Chinese version of this application, the Chinese version shall prevail.

Application and Submission

Obtaining Application Form and Guidance Notes

  1. Applicants can download the application documents from khw.pokoi.org.hk; OR
  2. Obtain the application documents from Pok Oi Kong Ha Wai Village or the designated service units of POH (Annex 1) or at any Chinese Medicine Mobile Clinics.

Submitting Application Form

  1. Online Application
    1. Applicant can complete and submit an online application at khw.pokoi.org.hk before the closing date.
    2. If an online application is submitted successfully, applicant does not need to mail the application form to POH. Submission of multiple applications will NOT be considered.
  2. By Email
    1. Applicant can submit the application form by email to khw-apply@pokoi.org.hk
    2. If an application form is submitted successfully by email, applicant does not need to mail the application form to POH. Submission of multiple applications will NOT be considered.
  3. By Post
    1. Applicant can submit the application form by post to “Unit G04, G/F, Pok Oi Service Building, 71 Kam Sheung Road, Yuen Long, New Territories”. Please write on the envelope “Application for Pok Oi Kong Ha Wai Village”
    2. Applications delivered to POH after the closing date (the postmark date will be regarded as the application date by post) due to insufficient postage or returned to the applicants by post office will not be processed.
  4. In Person
    1. Applicant can submit the application form by hand to “Unit G04, G/F, Pok Oi Service Building, 71 Kam Sheung Road, Yuen Long, New Territories”. Please write on the envelope “Application for Pok Oi Kong Ha Wai Village”
    2. Office hours are Monday to Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (except Sunday and public holidays)

Closing Date for Submission of Application
At 5:00 pm of 20 October 2022.
Acknowledgment of Receipt
Upon receipt of the application, POH will notify the applicant of his/her application number (randomly assigned by computer) via SMS message within 7 days.

Important Notes

  1. Applicants please read the application guidance notes and the important notes carefully before completing the application form. Should you have any queries, please call enquiry hotline of Pok Oi Kong Ha Wai Village.
  2. Applicants please provide all the information required in the application form and prepare relevant supporting documents for vetting interview (if applicable).
  3. Applicants can submit application via: (i) Online Application (khw.pokoi.org.hk); (ii) Email (khw-apply@pokoi.org.hk); (iii) By Post; or (iv) In Person (please write on the envelope “Application for Pok Oi Kong Ha Wai Village”)
  4. Upon receipt of application, POH will notify the applicant of his/her application number (randomly assigned by computer) via SMS message within 7 days.
  5. Applicant can only submit one application for his/her family. Submission of multiple applications will not be considered.
  6. Please refer to the application guidance notes for the arrangement of vetting interview and result announcement.
  7. If any applicant (including his/her family members) is found liable for violating the “Prevention of Bribery Ordinance of Hong Kong”, POH will report to ICAC and will not accept his/her application.
  8. POH reserves the right to change, update and/or revise the information contained in the application form at any time without prior notice and without incurring any obligation whatsoever.
  9. POH reserves the right for the final decision on flat allocation.

Application Guidance Notes
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Basic Facilities

  • 4-storey residential blocks constructed with MiC units, no provision for lift.
  • Separate areas for toilet, shower and kitchen will be provided in each flat.
  • Gas water heater, window-type air conditioner, doorbell, socket outlets, LED tubes, window frames, kitchen’s exhaust fan, low cabinet for kitchen (excluding 5-6 persons/accessible flat), kitchen sink and tap, washing machine connection point, clothes hanging rod, bathroom’s exhaust fan, bathroom sink and tap, wall mirror, towel shelf, toilet bowl, shower set, toilet roll holder, sprinkler head and smoke detector will be installed inside the residential flat (subject to the fixtures, equipment and domestic appliance stipulated on the Tenancy Agreement).
  • No parking provision will be provided in Pok Oi Kong Ha Wai Village.

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Rent

The monthly rent (including management fee and rates) will refer to the rent allowance of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme and will not exceed 25% of PRH’s maximum income limit for corresponding family size.

  • Upon signing the Tenancy Agreement, the tenant shall pay the rent deposit (equivalent to one month’s rent), advance rent (equivalent to one month’s rent) and Stamp Duty.
  • The Stamp Duty shall be borne by Pok Oi Hospital and the tenant in equal shares.
  • Utility expenses, such as electricity, water, gas and broadband, etc., shall be borne solely by the tenant.

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Lease Period

  • 2 years (might have an option to renew)

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Terms and Conditions for Using the Modular Flat (Subject to the Tenancy Agreement)

  • The premises is for residential purposes only; applicant cannot assign or sublet the flat and cannot take in any lodger during the lease period.
  • Smoking is not permitted in the flat.
  • No cooking in naked flame is permitted in the flat.
  • No animal or pet is permitted in the flat.

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