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Building safety

Owners' Responsibility

Owners' Responsibilites

Every owner has responsibility for repairing and managing not only his or her property safe, but also the common parts of the building. These include:

  • Pay his/her share of management fees and make contribution to the repair and management fund in accordance with the conditions set out in the Deed of Mutual Covenant (DMC);
  • Repair the structural elements, common parts and common facilities in the building and those in his/her own property.

Common Types of Defects found on Buildings

Building owners should pay attention to the following aspects of building safety:

Financial Assistance

Individual owners may apply for loans to carry out maintenance and repair works.

For details, please refer to Building Safety Loan Scheme.