Home Ownership Scheme

5,000 balloted  'white form' applicants for the new system now have six months to buy HOS flats on the resale market from this month.

'White form' applicants push up flat prices of HOS and public housing

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced in July last year that 5,000 "white form" applicants for HOS flats - prospective buyers of subsidised units currently living in private flats and who do not receive a housing subsidy - would be able to buy second-hand HOS flats without paying a land premium.