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C. Common Area Repair Works Hardship Grant

For property owners who have applied for the Common Area Repair Works Interest-free Loan and still have difficulty paying for the repair works to the common area of their building, the Government may provide a Common Area Repair Works Hardship Grant up to a maximum of $10,000 for each household.

Eligibility

Registered owners who are Hong Kong Identity Card holders and belong to any of the following categories are eligible to apply for the Hardship Grant:

  • Recipient of Old Age Allowance (OALA);
  • Recipient of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance;
  • Owner aged 60 or above or disabled, and holder of a Medical Fee Waiver Certificate; or
  • Owner aged 60 or above or disabled, and within the income and asset limits below:

Household Size

Monthly Income Limit

Asset Limit

Single

$9,560

$329,000

Couple

$16,260

$499,000

The Grant

Once the government gives its approval-in-principle for the Common Area Repair Works Interest-free Loan, an individual owner of a residential unit fulfilling one of the above criteria can apply for a common area repair works hardship grant up to a maximum of $10,000.

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