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Positive response with over 4,906 applications received for 43 “Starter Homes” units at URA’s eResidence

The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) receives more than 4,906 applications for its 43 remaining units in eResidence which are designated as “Starter Homes” (SH) units upon the close of application submission at 7pm on 23 November 2020. 

Since the commencement of applications for the 43 SH units on 10 November 2020, more than 410 visitors have viewed the on-site show flats, while the enquiry service hotline has received over 1,320 enquiries on information including eligibility criteria, sales arrangement and show-flat appointment.

The show flats will remain open for viewing until 21 December 2020 for those applicants who have submitted their applications.  Those applicants who are interested to view the show flats are requested to make appointments via the online booking system (

The Hong Kong Housing Society (HKHS) has been commissioned by the URA to carry out the eligibility vetting process.  Upon the close of application period, the HKHS will conduct checking on the completeness of all application forms.  Random assignment of priority numbers will be conducted in December 2020 to determine the priority numbers of applicants, followed by applicants’ interview in the order of their priority numbers within a specified period of time.

The exact dates of flat selection will be announced by the URA in the Sales Arrangements in due course.  The Sales Arrangement for the SH units will be uploaded to the eResidence’s website ( and the Sales of First-hand Residential Properties Electronic Platform ( in accordance with the Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance.




To the extent that this press release constitutes an advertisement, this notice shall apply.

Name of the Development: eResidence

Street Name and Street Number of the Development: 8 Hok Yuen Street

District: Hung Hom

The address of the website designated by the Vendor for the Development#:

The photographs, images, drawings or sketches shown in this advertisement/promotional material represent an artist’s impression of the development concerned only.  They are not drawn to scale and/or may have been edited and processed with computerized imaging techniques.  Prospective purchasers should make reference to the sales brochure for details of the development.  The vendor also advises prospective purchasers to conduct an on-site visit for a better understanding of the development site, its surrounding environment and the public facilities nearby.

Vendor: Urban Renewal Authority.  Authorized Person for the Development: Mr. Chan Kam Tong, Angus.  The firm or corporation of which the Authorized Person for the Development is a proprietor, director or employee in his professional capacity: P&T Architects and Engineers Limited.  Building Contractor for the Development: Gammon Construction Limited.  The firms of solicitors acting for the Vendor in relation to the sale of residential properties in the Development: Deacons and Chu & Lau.  The authorized institution that has made a loan, or has undertaken to provide finance, for the construction of the Development: Not applicable.  Other person who has made a loan for the construction of the Development: Not applicable. 

# The address of the website designated by the Vendor for the Development for the purposes of Part 2 of the Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance and containing electronic copies of the sales brochure, price list(s) and register of transactions.

Prospective purchasers are advised to refer to the sales brochure for any information on the Development.  Please refer to the sales brochure for details.  This advertisement is published by, or with the consent of, the Vendor.

This advertisement and all contents thereof are for reference only and do not constitute and shall not be construed as constituting any offer, representation, undertaking or warranty, whether express or implied, given by the Vendor (whether related to view or not).

Date of printing: 24 November 2020