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In an attempt to explore different ways to improve the standard of living of the poorest, the Lok Sin Tong Benevolent Society, Kowloon (LST) works with the Government, HKCSS, property development companies and professionals, to explore the possibilities of utilizing vacant premises and land resources to provide transitional social housing to the deprived families, and had launched its 1st batch of “Transitional Housing Scheme”(Housing Scheme) since 2017 on a self-financing basis.

 

Objectives

Aims to provide affordable rent and short-term relief of housing demand for low-income families which are queuing for Public Rental Housing (PRH) and living in dismal condition, improve their living environment and quality of life.

  • To provide transitional social housing with affordable rent and relieve financial burden for the low-income families which are waiting for the PRH
  • To improve the living condition and quality of the deprived
  • To strengthen “Community-based” services support, such as medical subsidy, after-school learning services
  • To analyze the influence of the policy of “transitional social housing” through the evaluation of project’s outcome and relevant statistics

 

Traget Beneficiaries

  • Living in inadequate housing condition or in urgent need of community supports, and having queued for PRH for no less than 3 years, AND
  • Receiving Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) or having a monthly income not exceed 55% of Median Monthly Domestic Household Income (MMDHI) will be given priority

 

Enquiry

Tel: 2382-1576

Email: housing@loksintong.org

 

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