Nam Cheong 220 (Completed)

Nam Cheong 220 Photo

Nam Chong 220 was the first Modular Social Housing Project in Hong Kong to adopt “Modular Integrated Construction”. With the donation from The Charities Trust of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, HKCSS commissure Tung Wah Group of Hospital (TWGH) to be the service operator, running the Jockey Club Incubating Community Participation through incubating efficacy in the community for decent livelihood through Modular Social Housing. TWGH applied the concept of “Sharing Economy” to facilitate the sharing of daily necessities, skills and time. Through those activities, the households can establish a strong neighborhood network among the household and the community with the “sharing of life” idea.

Project Basic information

Nam Cheong Street Nos. 202 – 220, Sham Shui Po
No. of unit
Around 89 units
Type of units
1-person household unit, 2-person household unit, 3-person household unit, Accessible units at the ground floor
Cohousing or independent
Rental period
Tenancy period for tenant is generally 2 years
Facilities/furniture provided
Each unit have separate toilet and bathroom with electric water heater, open kitchen with electric cooker

Service Characteristics

“Sharing Economy” is the main concept of Nam Cheong 220, it aims to develop a new living model which allows households to share their belongings, skills, and time. Through the sharing of daily necessities, skills, and time, the households can establish a strong neighborhood network among the household and the community.

Library of Things: To promote the concept of "Library is Everywhere”, through residents to contribute a small corner of their home to place their shared items with their neighbors.

Library of Skills: To recruit and explore the skills/knowledge of the residents, such as hair cutting, homework tutoring, cooking, etc., so that the residents can share their skills with each other.

Library of Times: To promote the concept of "Time Sharing", households can contribute their abilities or expertise to the neighborhood and the community. 

Saving Matching Scheme: To encourage households to prepare for the future, the operator encourages households to participate in the Saving Matching Scheme, which is based on a 1:1 matching principle, with a maximum of $200 per household per month. If the household saves $4,800 for two years, the household will receive our matching grant of $4,800, from the operator which can act as a contingency fund for completing the scheme, such as home moving and purchasing new home furniture etc. 

Service Output and Impact

It will be released soon.


Operators’ Information

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals aim at providing a spectrum of social welfare services catering to the needs of families, children and youths, the elderly and the disabled for the public to achieve our objectives "Quality Care, Holistic Development". The Division comprises 5 Sections, namely Elderly Services, Youth and Family Services, Rehabilitation Services, Service Development as well as Planning and Development. 

Their services scope includes Elderly Services, Youth and Family Services, Rehabilitation Services as well as Social Enterprises and Social Innovation. In 2022/23, Tung Wah operates 229 community services centres.


Tel:9728 9622
Address:No. 202-220 Nam Cheong Street, Shamshuipo, Kowloon

Project Status

The two-year project was completed in November 2022. All residents had been moved out.

For more information about "Nam Chong 220", please visit "Our Housing Diary" (Nam Chong 220 VR Virtual Reality Online Exhibition (Chinese only)).