Ying Wa Module Community

Ying Wa Street, Cheung Sha Wan
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This project aims to provide affordable and adequate transitional homes to the people who live in dismal conditions and are queuing for the public rental housing for a long time.  MiC will be adopted to provide social housing units on a vacant site.  It will provide a minimum of 140 residential units integrated with supporting community space.  The saleable area of each unit is ranging from 13.4 sqm to 33.24 sqm.


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9/10/2021    The Society For Community Organization

社區連結、適切共融 小社區「大思維」 香港社區組織協會 英華街組合社會房屋計劃「喜信」 接受申請 (Chinese only)


03/05/2022   The Society For Community Organization 

Inauguration ceremony of the Ying Wa Street modular social housing and transitional housing project (Chinese only)


03/05/2022   HKSAR Government

行政長官出席香港社區組織協會「喜信」組合社會房屋落成啟用典禮致辭 (Chinese only)

Highlight on Current Status

Completed in Jan 2022

Project Current Status


No. of MiC Modules


CFA (m²)

Approx. 3,670

MiC CFA (m²)


Superstructure Storeys


MiC Storeys


Construction Cycle of Typical MiC Floor

8 MiC Modules/ Day

Construction Commencement Date

Mar 2021

Completion Date

Jan 2022



Public Announcement Date on Use of MiC

Sep 2019

Commencement of Design Consultancy

Apr 2020

Commencement of Foundation Work

Q1 2021

Module Installation

Q4 2021

Completion Date

Jan 2022

Module Type 

Module System

Type of Unit (No. of Persons)  Width (mm) Length (mm) Height (mm) Module No.
Type B Concrete 1-2P 2,800 5,296 3,300 103
Type D1 Concrete Max.5P 5,600 5,296 3,300 62
Type D2 Concrete Max. 6P 5,600 6,646 3,300 8
Type ME1 Concrete Accessible Unit 2,800 5,296 3,300 1
Type ME2 Concrete Accessible Unit 5,600 5,296 3,300 2
    E.M.R/W.M.R/Switch RM./MO/ Staircase       20
Total            196

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Last Updated: 02.06.2023 15:08:12

Adopting MiC to Build Light Public Housing (LPH) to Expedite Housing Supply

The Policy Address 2022 announced the construction of LPH. The LPH Scheme is led by the Architectural Services Department with the adoption of MiC. The Housing Bureau has selected eight sites in Tuen Mun, Yuen Long, Ma On Shan, Kai Tak, Ngau Tau Kok and Chai Wai, providing around 30,000 LPH units. The construction period takes only one to two years. Each units equipped with self-contained toilet and basic facilities such as water heater and air-con. The first batch of around 2,100 units will be completed in 2024-25 and the remaining units will be completed by phases in 2025-26 and 2026-27, so as to shorten the waiting time of public housing.