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Integrated Building Rehabilitation Assistance Scheme

Integrated Building Rehabilitation Assistance Scheme

Application Form

(Applicable to Individual Flat Owners)

Points to Note:

  1. Please read the Application Notes of the relevant schemes before completing this Application Form.
  2. After submitting this Application Form through on-line, applicant shall sign the original application form for confirmation.
  3. Applicant for “Home Renovation Interest-free Loan” / “Building Safety Loan Scheme” must also complete Annex 1.
  4. Applicant for “Building Maintenance Grant Scheme for Needy Owners”, Interest-free Loan of “Building Safety Loan Scheme” must also complete Annex 2.
  5. If there is any discrepancy between Chinese and English versions of this Application Form templates, the English version shall prevail.

Section 1

Property Information

WATCH TUTORIAL

Unit Address

Building Type

Is the property in Section 1 solely for the purpose of selfoccupation by the applicant 1

1For requirements of self-occupation, please refer to Application Notes for “Building Safety Loan Scheme”, “Building Maintenance Grant Scheme for Needy Owners”, “Operation Building Bright 2.0 (Applicable to Owner-Occupier)” or “Lift Modernisation Subsidy Scheme (Applicable to Elderly Owner-Occupier)”

Section 2

For Application for Operation Building Bright 2.0 (“OBB 2.0”) Subsidy

Is the building a Category 1 or Category 2 building under OBB 2.0 2

Application for OBB 2.0 Amount to be applied
$
$

Section 3

for Application for Lift Modernisation Subsidy Scheme (“LIMSS”) Subsidy

Has the building been granted the Approval-in-Principle Letter for LIMSS 3

Application for LIMSS Amount to be applied
$

Section 4

Information of Applicant / Registered Owner

Registerd Owner (Details of ALL registered owners must be filled in the table below)

Owner’s information

Owner 1

Date of Birth

Correspondence Address same as the address in Section 1?

Marriage status

Spouse4

Date of Birth

4Only applicable to “Building Maintenance Grant Scheme for Needy Owners” (please attach a copy of valid identity document), please refer to Application Notes for “Building Maintenance Grant Scheme for Needy Owners”.
If the applicant has no spouse, please fill in “nil”; if the spouse is deceased, please fill in “deceased”.

Company’s information

Correspondence Address same as the address in Section 1?

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

Section 5

Other Information of the Property

(Only applicable to individual flat owner applying for “Home Renovation Interest-free Loan”)

Building Age (Approximately.)

Is the property in Section 1 the only property owned by the applicant in Hong Kong?

Annual Average Rateable Value of the Domestic Unit (Approximate) (Subject to final verification by the Urban Renewal Authority against information from the Rating and Valuation Department)

Section 6

Subsidy / Loan to be applied for

Contribution to cost of repair works attributable to the property under application

Subsidy / Loan to be applied for

$
$

Cost of repair works

Subsidy / Loan to be applied for6

$
$
$

Have you been granted or applied for the "Building Maintenance Grant Scheme for Elderly Owners"?

5For security requirements of the “Building Safety Loan Scheme” of the Buildings Department, please refer to Application Notes for “Building Safety Loan Scheme”. Applicant of the “Building Safety Loan Scheme” must complete Annex 1.
6Applicant cannot concurrently apply for “Home Renovation Interest-free Loan” of the Urban Renewal Authority and “Building Safety Loan Scheme” of the Buildings Department for the same works.

Section 7

Declaration

Please read the declaration below carefully to understand and agree to its contents before signing (ALL registered owners shall sign the original of application form. For OBB 2.0 and LIMSS, only the owneroccupier / elderly owner-occupier as the applicant to apply and to sign)

For any application submitted to the Urban Renewal Authority (URA), and/or the Buildings Department (BD) for the scheme(s) as indicated in Section 2 and/or Section 3 and/or Section 6 of this application form, I / we hereby declare that:

  1. I / We understand the content of this application form and the relevant application notes for the loan / subsidy being applied for and confirm that all information and supporting documents provided by me / us for the purpose of this application form (including all annexures) are true and accurate.
  2. I / We understand and fully agree to abide by the requirements and conditions for application for the loan / subsidy being applied for.
  3. I / We understand and consent that the URA and / or BD have the right to process and approve my / our application for the loan / subsidy, and to request for my / our submission of additional necessary information or documents and signing of relevant documents (including letters of undertaking). I / We shall immediately notify the authority processing the application in writing of any change in the information and documents submitted by me/us or any of my/our family members for the purpose of this application form.
  4. I / We understand that after my/our submission of this application form, URA and/or BD do not guarantee or covenant that all items of loan/subsidy applied for will be approved and that each item of loan/subsidy is subject to the respective approval requirements and conditions. The decisions of URA and/or BD in respect of the application are final, and URA and/or BD reserve the right to reject and/or adjust the amounts of loan/subsidy of the application, to be approved/already approved, at any time without disclosure of reasons and liability of whatever nature to any person.
  5. I / We understand and consent that all information provided for the purpose of this application form may be used by the URA and/or BD for the purposes listed in Section 9 of this application form and provided to third parties as listed in Section 9 of this application form.
  6. I / We agree that URA may arrange its staff and/or representative(s) to inspect the property to assess the condition of the property. I/We consent that URA may disclose the information relating to my/our application and the relevant repair works to the public, and to publicise the relevant information in promotional materials or for the use of other promotional channels. I / We will provide the adequate assistance to URA for carrying out the relevant promotional activities.

Note: For OBB 2.0 and LIMSS, only the owner-occupier / elderly owner-occupier as the applicant to apply and to sign.

Only applicable to “Building Maintenance Grant Scheme for Needy Owners”.

Points to Note:

  1. Any wilful misrepresentation or omission of information may result in the application being disqualified. Applicants should note that obtaining pecuniary advantage by deception is a criminal offence.
  2. For company owner (applicable to “OBB 2.0 Owner-Occupier Subsidy” or “LIMSS Elderly Owner-Occupier Subsidy” or “Building Safety Loan Scheme” only), the application form should be signed by the authorised representative and affixed with its company chop.
* For OBB 2.0 and LIMSS, only the owner-occupier / elderly owner-occupier as the applicant to apply and to sign

Section 8

Authorisation

Please read the declaration below carefully to understand and agree to its contents before signing (ALL registered owners shall sign the original of application form. For OBB 2.0 and LIMSS, only the owneroccupier / elderly owner-occupier as the applicant to apply and to sign)

 

For every application in this form, I / we agree to provide all information considered necessary by the URA and/or BD.

 

I / We unconditionally approve, fully agree to and irrevocably authorise the URA and/or BD respectively to make enquiry of, verify with, obtain from or disclose to any relevant Government departments, public organisations, relevant Owners’ Corporation or applicant’s representative*, any of my / our family members and any of my / our personal data, record or application status for the purpose of processing this application and verifying my / our eligibility for my / our loan / subsidy application by the URA and/or BD.

 

I / we hereby further agree and authorise the URA and/or BD respectively to disclose my/our personal data or record to the Land Registry (LR) and verify with LR on particulars of all the properties previously and currently owned by me / us in Hong Kong for the purpose of recovery of the outstanding amount owed by me / us to the URA and/or BD under the loan / grant / subsidy granted by the URA and/or BD to me / us, whether or not a judgement with respect to the outstanding amount has been awarded by the court in favour of the URA and/or BD.

 

*Applicant’s representative means no fewer than two authorised representatives of the Owners’ Committee or the manager of a building / estate without Owners’ Corporation, duly authorised in an owners’ meeting to apply for the OBB 2.0 / LIMSS / Common Area Repair Works Subsidy for and on behalf of the owners, and to sign the relevant documents.

 

Note: For OBB 2.0 and LIMSS, only the owner-occupier / elderly owner-occupier as the applicant to apply and to sign.

Only applicable to “Building Maintenance Grant Scheme for Needy Owners”.

 

Points to Note:

  1. Any wilful misrepresentation or omission of information may result in the application being disqualified. Applicant should note that obtaining pecuniary advantage by deception is a criminal offence.
  2. For company owner (applicable to “OBB 2.0 Owner-Occupier Subsidy” or “LIMSS Elderly Owner-Occupier Subsidy” or Building Safety Loan Scheme only), the application form shall be signed by the authorised representative and affixed with its company chop.
  3. The URA / BD reserves the right to reject and/or adjust the amount of loan/subsidy, to be approved / already approved, at any time without disclosure of reasons.
* For OBB 2.0 and LIMSS, only the owner-occupier / elderly owner-occupier as the applicant to apply and to sign

Section 9

Personal Data Collection Statement

Purpose of Collecting Personal Data (For personal data, the collection thereof complies with the requirements or is authorised under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.)

The personal data provided by the applicant will be used by the URA / BD for the below purposes and purposes relevant thereto:

  1. To vet and approve the applicant’s eligibility for the relevant scheme and other purposes related to approving the application;
  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; or
  4. To conduct research on repair of Hong Kong buildings.

The provision of personal data to the URA / BD is on a voluntary basis. If the applicant does not provide sufficient personal data, the URA / BD may not be able to process his/her application, and this may result in rejection of the application. Please ensure that all information provided is accurate and true. If there are any change in the information provided, please notify the URA / BD in writing immediately.

 

Transfer of Personal Data

The personal data provided by the applicant will be made available to the following bodies as required:

  1. Any third party that provides services relating to Integrated Building Rehabilitation Assistance Scheme;
  2. Government Departments, including but not limited to Development Bureau, Security Bureau, Transport and Housing 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 Hong Kong Housing Society (HKHS), CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, HK Electric Investments Limited and etc;
  5. Professional associations and academic institutions; or
  6. Agency/Person to whom consent or authorisation by the applicant to disclose the personal data has been provided.

 

Access to Personal Data

The applicant has rights of access to and correction of his / her personal data kept by the URA / BD. The right of assess includes the right to obtain a copy of the personal data subject to payment of a fee.

 

Enquiry

Enquiries concerning the collection of personal data by the URA / BD including the request for access, correction or other aforementioned matters should be addressed to the following bodies with their contact details and addresses as follows:

General Manager (Building Rehabilitation)

Urban Renewal Authority

Flat B, G/F, 777-783 Yu Chau West Street, Kowloon

(Except Building Safety Loan Scheme)

Tel: 
2588 2333
Fax: 
2588 2542

Buildings Department

Building Safety Loan Scheme Secretariat

11/F, Buildings Department Headquarters, North Tower, West Kowloon Government Offices, 11 Hoi Ting Road, 

Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon

(For Building Safety Loan Scheme)

Tel: 
2626 1579
Fax: 
2398 3929

Points to Note:

  1. The URA/BD are public bodies / government departments under the regulation of the ICAC and Office of the Ombudsman

  2. The URA/BD are public bodies / government departments under the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance. All staff members of the URA/BD are subject to the said Ordinance and are not allowed to solicit or accept any pecuniary or other forms of advantages from customers, contractors, suppliers or any person

  3. The application form and its content are not legally binding on the URA/BD. The URA//BD are 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/BD reserve the right to modify the above contents at any time without prior notice. The web version of the application form. For the latest version, please visit the website of “Building Rehabilitation Platform” (www.brplatform.org.hk), or call the Integrated Building Rehabilitation Assistance Schemes Hotline at 3188 1188 or visit URA / BD offices in person.

Annex 1

Only applicable to URA’s “Home Renovation Interest-free Loan” / BD’s “Building Safety Loan Scheme”

  1. Loan Repayment Method

    1. BD’s “Building Safety Loan Scheme”11

      If shorter repayment period is applied for, please specify:

      If shorter repayment period is applied for, please specify:

      11The interest-free loan of BD’s “Building Safety Loan Scheme” is not applicable if the applicant’s property is registered in name of a company. The approved loan amount will be subject to a registration fee of HK$530 for registration at the Land Registry, and the fee will be deducted from the first instalment of loan.

    2. URA’s “Home Renovation Interest-free Loan”

      If shorter repayment period is applied for, please specify:

      Repair works for individual flats (Application must be submitted prior to the commencement of works)
      $
      Please attach a copy of quotation
      Please attach a copy of Business Registration Certificate (Form 2)
      Please attach a copy of document displaying the bank account no.

Annex 2

Only applicable to URA’s “Building Maintenance Grant Scheme for Needy Owners” / Interest-free Loan of BD’s “Building Safety Loan Scheme”

  1. Application Purpose (Only applicable to “Building Maintenance Grant Scheme for Needy Owners”):
    (Please refer to Application Notes for “Building Maintenance Grant Scheme for Needy Owners”

    (Application must be submitted prior to the issue date of Practical Completion Certificate for the completion of repair works)

    $
    Please attach a copy of the contribution notice and receipts

    (Application must be submitted prior to the commencement of works)

    $
    Please attach a copy of quotation
    Please attach a copy of Business Registration Certificate (Form 2)
    Please attach a copy of document displaying the bank account no.
  2. Income / Asset of the Applicant

    Whether the Applicant is an undischarged bankrupt:

    Whether the Applicant is receiving the following subsidy (if yes, please attach relevant supporting documents):

    12Applicant must also fulfil one of the following criteria: one of the family members residing with him/her is aged 65 years or above; or one of the family members residing with him/her is certified by a doctor from public hospital or clinic as a disabled person or in poor health; or none of the family members residing with him/her is an able-bodied adult aged below 50.

    (To be completed by the applicant for “Building Maintenance Grant Scheme for Needy Owners” who is aged 60 or above or receives disability allowance / the applicant for Interest-free loan of “Building Safety Loan Scheme” only)

    Applicant

    $
    $

    Spouse

    $
    $

    Other household members 113

    $
    $

    13Applicable to “Building Safety Loan Scheme” only

    Is the property to which the loan relates mortgaged?

    $