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Integrated Building Rehabilitation Assistance Scheme

Integrated Building Rehabilitation Assistance Scheme

Application Form

(Applicable to repair works for common area of the building / estate to be organised by owners’ organisations / all owners collectively)

(Not applicable to individual owners applying for subsidy)

Points to Note:

  1. Before filling this Application Form, please refer to the Application Notes of relevant schemes to select the appropriate subsidy / assistance items.
  2. After submitting this Application Form through on-line, applicant’s representative shall sign and chop (if applicable) the original application form for confirmation.
  3. In the case where there are more than one Deed of Mutual Covenant (DMC) for the same building / estate, each applicant involved shall complete and submit a separate Application Form for the building / estate.
  4. If there is any discrepancy between Chinese and English versions of this application form templates, the Chinese version shall prevail.

Section 1

Information of Building / Estate

WATCH TUTORIAL

Address

Building Category

Building Age

Average annual rateable value of residential units
(URA will adopt the information provided by the Rating and Valuation Department for verification)

Section 2

Type of Owners’ Organisation and Information of Representatives

Type of Owners’ Organisation and Applicant’s Representatives

Owners’ Corporation (OC) has been formed1

OC Formation Date

No Owners’ Organisation has been formed2

1If an OC has been formed, the OC shall be the applicant submitting this application.

2For building/estate without an OC, all owners or CBS shall be the applicant of this application. For details, please refer to “Application Notes for building without Owners’ Corporation”, in Annex I of this Application Form.

3“Manager” refers to the company or person who for the time being is, for the purposes of the DMC, managing the building.

Information of Applicant’s Representatives

Correspondence Address

If the Manager is not authorised as Applicant’s Representative, please provide the below information of the Manager

Correspondence Address

Information of Main Contact

Correspondence Address

#For the purpose of receiving SMS / email for acknowledge receipt of application (for on-line application only)

Section 3

Other Information and the Works Items to be conducted

3.1. Whether a drainage repair order / investigation order or a drainage-related order issued under the Building Ordinance for common areas of the building has been received? (applicable only to building / estate applying for Building Drainage System Repair Subsidy Scheme or Common Area Repair Works Subsidy)

Buildings Department (BD):

Issue Date

Issue Date

Progress of Repair:

Whether Buildings Department has issued a letter to certify the completion certificate of the relevant works has been received?

4Issue date of the letter

4Buildings whose works have received letters issued by BD confirming the receipt of completion certificates of the works on or before 24 February 2021 are not eligible to apply for “Building Drainage System Repair Subsidy Scheme”.

3.2. Whether a Statutory Notice or Pre-notification Letter of Mandatory Building Inspection Scheme (MBIS) has been received? (applicable only to building / estate applying for Mandatory Building Inspection Subsidy Scheme Building Drainage System Repair Subsidy Scheme or Common Area Repair Works Subsidy)

Date of Buildings Department’s (BD) Issue of Statutory Notice or Pre-notification Letter of MBIS

Issue Date

Progress of Prescribed Inspection

Progress of Prescribed Repair

Whether BD has issued compliance letter to certify the completed works met the MBIS requirements?

Issue date of the letter

3.3. Whether a Fire Safety Direction has been received for common areas of the building? (applicable only to building / estate applying for Common Area Repair Works Subsidy)

Date of BD’s or Fire Services Department’s (FSD) issue of the Fire Safety Direction

Issue Date

Work Progress of Fire Safety Directions issued by BD

Whether BD has issued compliance letter to certify the completed works met the Fire Safety Direction requirements?

Issue date of the letter

Work Progress of Fire Safety Directions issued by FSD

Whether FSD has issued compliance letter to certify the completed works met the Fire Safety Direction requirements?

Issue date of the letter

3.4. Comprehensive repair works items to be conducted include (may choose more than one) (applicable to only building / estate applying for Common Area Repair Works Subsidy or ”Smart Tender”)

3.5. Will this Application Form be submitted together with other applicant(s) of the same building / estate for carrying out the repair works?

please specify the address of the building

(The applicant involved must complete and submit separate Application Form)

Section 4

Declaration and Signature

I/We, representatives of the captioned OC / CBS / all owners of building / estate, hereby apply for the chosen subsidy / assistance items and declare that:

  1. I/We am/are authorised through a resolution passed in a general meeting of owners or of members of CBS of the said building / estate to make this Application and sign the original of this application form on behalf of the applicant of the building / estate including to make a declaration on the behalf thereof.^
  2. I/We understand the contents of this Application Form, the subsidy/assistance items covered in this application and relevant application guidance notes and confirm that all information and supporting documents we submitted are true and accurate.
  3. I/We understand and agree to abide by the application terms and requirements for the subsidy/assistance items.
  4. I/We understand and agree that the URA has the right to process and approve this application, and to request for the submission of additional necessary information or documents and signing of relevant documents (including letters of undertaking). I/We shall notify the URA in writing immediately of any changes to the information stated in this Application Form after its submission.
  5. I/We understand that the submission of this Application Form does not entail any guarantee or undertaking by the URA in respect of the final approval of all subsidy / assistance items covered in this application, and that the application for each subsidy / assistance item is bound by its approval terms and requirements.
  6. I/We understand that the decisions of the URA in respect of this application are final decision, and the URA reserves the right to reject the application without disclosure of reasons and liability of whatever nature to any person.
  7. I/We agree to provide the URA with all necessary information for this application, and approve, agree and irrevocably authorise the URA to make enquiry of, verify with, obtain from or disclose to any relevant Government Departments/organisations/relevant persons or company, the information or records of the building/ estate with regard to this application for the purpose of vetting and approving this application and releasing grant.
  8. I/We understand and agree that the information provided in this Application Form and thereafter may be used by the URA for the purposes listed in Section 5 of this Application Form.

^ In the case where no OC has been formed at the building / estate (including CBS building), please refer to “Application Notes for building without Owners’ Corporation”, Annex I of this Application Form for the requirements and regulations for resolutions to be passed.

Points to Note: 

Any wilful misrepresentation or omission of information may result in the application being rejected.
Applicant should note that obtaining pecuniary advantage by deception is a criminal offence.

Section 5

Individual, Owners’ Organisation, Building and Repair Works Information Collection Statement

Information Disclosure

The applicant agrees that information about the building / estate and relevant repair works covered by the application for subsidy / assistance, such as name of the relevant building / estate and owners’ organisation, application status, details about the building / estate, repair work items and the names of registered inspector / consultancy firm/Authorised Person / contractor / registered contractor, may be disclosed to the public and published on promotional materials by the URA for the purpose of promoting building repair subsidy/assistance schemes. The applicant shall offer the URA appropriate assistance with regard to such promotion events.

Points to Note for Collecting Information from Individuals, Owners’ Organisations, Buildings and Repair Works 

Purpose of Collecting Information from Individuals, Owners’ Organisations, Buildings and Repair Works (as provided or authorised by Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance in the case of personal data)

Any information of individuals, owners’ organisations, buildings and repair works provided by the applicant will be used for the below and relevant purposes:

  1. To vet and approve application eligibility for the relevant schemes and other relevant approval purposes;
  2. To promote and administer the relevant schemes or to provide information or services in respect of the relevant schemes;
  3. To conduct marketing research on the relevant schemes;
  4. To conduct research on repair of Hong Kong buildings; or
  5. To handle and respond to inquiry or request by the Government Departments and law enforcement agencies.

The provision of information of individuals, owners’ organisations, buildings and repair works by the applicant to the URA is voluntary. If the information of owners’ organisations, buildings and repair works provided by the applicant is not sufficient, the URA may not be able to process the application, which may result in rejection of the application. Please ensure that all information provided is accurate. Please notify the URA in writing immediately of any changes to such information.

Transfer of Information of Individuals, Owners’ Organisations, Buildings and Repair Works and Types of Assignees

The information of individuals, owners’ organisations, buildings and repair works provided by the applicant will be made available to the following bodies when deemed necessary (as provided or authorised by Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance in the case of personal data):

  1. Any third parties offering services related to the relevant schemes;
  2. Government Departments, including but not limited to Development Bureau, Security Bureau, Buildings Department, Fire Services Department and Electrical & Mechanical Services Department;
  3. Law enforcement agencies, including but not limited to Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), Hong Kong Police Force and Competition Commission;
  4. Public bodies, including but not limited to CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP) and HK Electric Investments Limited (HK Electric) etc;
  5. Professional associations and academic institutions; or
  6. Agencies/Persons who have obtained consent or authorisation from the applicant.

Access to Personal Data

The Applicant has rights of access to and correction of the data provided for this application and retained by the URA. The Applicant may obtain a copy of such personal data upon payment of a fee.

Enquiries

For enquiries about the collection of information from individuals, owners’ organisations, buildings and repair works, including requests for access to and correction of data or any enquiries with respect to the aforementioned items, please contact the URA at:

General Manager (Building Rehabilitation)

Building Rehabilitation Office

Urban Renewal Authority

Flat B, G/F,

777-783 Yu Chau West Street,

Kowloon

Tel: 
2588 2333
Fax: 
2588 2542

Note

  1. The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) is a public body under the regulation of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and Office of the Ombudsman.
  2. The URA is a public body under the “Prevention of Bribery Ordinance”. The URA staff are subject to the said Ordinance and are not allowed to solicit or accept any forms of advantages from customers, contractors, suppliers or other persons.
  3. The Application Form and its content are not legally binding on the URA. The URA is not liable to any person for any loss or damages which may be incurred or sustained by relying on any information contained in this Application Form.
  4. The URA reserves the right to modify the above contents at any time without prior notice. The web version shall prevail should there be any changes. For the latest version, please visit “Building Rehabilitation Platform” (www.brplatform.org.hk), or call the Integrated Building Maintenance Assistance Schemes Hotline at 31881188 or visit the URA’s Building Rehabilitation Office (Address: Flat B, G/F, 777-783 Yu Chau West Street, Kowloon) in person