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2020-07-20 CSSA caseload for June 2020
2020-06-25 Increase in maximum rent allowance under CSSA Scheme and upward adjustment of income limits for OALA
2020-06-17 CSSA caseload for May 2020
2020-06-09 Recipients of social security payments and Individual-based Work Incentive Transport Subsidy to get one-off extra allowance starting from June 12
2020-05-28 SWD to provide time-limited unemployment support under CSSA Scheme from June
2020-05-20 CSSA caseload for April 2020
2020-04-22 CSSA caseload for March 2020
2020-03-17 CSSA caseload for February 2020
2020-02-19 CSSA caseload for January 2020
2020-02-14 Applicants/recipients of CSSA and SSA need not rush back to Hong Kong
2020-01-30 Asset limits under CSSA and SSA Schemes to be adjusted upwards in February according to established adjustment mechanism
2020-01-22 CSSA caseload for December 2019
2020-01-03 Recipients of social security payments, Working Family Allowance and Individual-based Work Incentive Transport Subsidy to get one-off extra allowance starting from January 7
2019-12-18 CSSA caseload for November 2019
2019-11-20 CSSA caseload for October 2019
2019-10-31 Implementation of Old Age Living Allowance under Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme and one-year special one-off arrangement
2019-10-23 CSSA caseload for September 2019
2019-09-18 CSSA caseload for August 2019
2019-08-21 CSSA caseload for July 2019
2019-07-24 CSSA caseload for June 2019
2019-06-26 CSSA caseload for May 2019
2019-06-12 Social security recipients to get one-off extra payment this month
2019-05-22 CSSA caseload for April 2019
2019-04-24 CSSA caseload for March 2019
2019-03-20 CSSA caseload for February 2019
2019-02-27 CSSA caseload for January 2019
2019-02-15 Special arrangement for first year of Fujian Scheme to expire at end of March
2019-01-23 CSSA caseload for December 2018
2019-01-07 Raising social security payments and adjusting eligible age for elderly CSSA from 60 to 65 from February
2018-12-19 CSSA caseload for November 2018
2018-11-21 CSSA caseload for October 2018
2018-10-24 CSSA caseload for September 2018
2018-09-19 CSSA caseload for August 2018
2018-08-28 Students on CSSA to get one-off grant
2018-08-22 CSSA caseload for July 2018
2018-07-25 CSSA caseload for June 2018
2018-07-06 SWD's response to media enquiries
2018-06-20 CSSA caseload for May 2018
2018-06-12 Social security recipients to get one-off extra allowance this month
2018-06-01 Higher Old Age Living Allowance launched
2018-05-23 CSSA caseload for April 2018
2018-05-02 Second phase application for Higher Old Age Living Allowance - postal submission starts
2018-04-25 CSSA caseload for March 2018
2018-04-24 Special one-off arrangement under Guangdong Scheme to expire at end of June
2018-04-03 SWD makes arrangements for the elderly to apply for Higher Old Age Living Allowance by phases from today
2018-03-21 CSSA caseload for February 2018
2018-03-06 Fujian Scheme opens for application from today
2018-02-28 CSSA caseload for January 2018
2018-01-26 Welfare allowances to be adjusted upwards in February
2018-01-24 CSSA caseload for December 2017
2017-12-20 CSSA caseload for November 2017
2017-11-22 CSSA caseload for October 2017
2017-10-25 CSSA caseload for September 2017
2017-09-20 CSSA caseload for August 2017
2017-08-23 CSSA caseload for July 2017
2017-07-19 CSSA caseload for June 2017
2017-06-21 CSSA caseload for May 2017
2017-06-14 SWD to re-launch one-year Special One-off Arrangement under the Guangdong Scheme in July
2017-06-12 Social Security recipients to get one-off additional payment this month
2017-05-24 CSSA caseload for April 2017
2017-05-19 Upward adjustment of asset limits for Old Age Living Allowance and Guangdong Scheme with retrospective effect from May 1
2017-04-26 CSSA caseload for March 2017
2017-03-22 CSSA caseload for February 2017
2017-03-17 Relaxation of asset limits for existing Old Age Living Allowance and Guangdong Scheme
2017-02-22 CSSA caseload for January 2017
2017-01-25 Arrangement for relatives of elderly persons applying for CSSA on their own to make declarations on financial support to be abolished in February
2017-01-25 CSSA caseload for December 2016
2017-01-16 Welfare allowances to be adjusted upwards in February
2016-12-21 CSSA caseload for November
2016-11-23 CSSA caseload for October
2016-10-19 CSSA caseload for September
2016-10-07 SWD's response to media enquiries on CSSA payment
2016-09-21 CSSA caseload for August
2016-08-22 CSSA caseload for July
2016-07-20 CSSA caseload for June
2016-06-22 CSSA caseload for May
2016-06-02 Social Security recipients to get one-off additional payment and back payment with retrospective effect from February 1 this month
2016-05-18 CSSA caseload for April
2016-04-20 CSSA caseload for March
2016-03-23 CSSA caseload for February
2016-02-24 CSSA caseload for January
2016-01-31 Maximum rent allowance under Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme to be adjusted upwards in February
2016-01-20 CSSA caseload for December 2015
2015-12-23 CSSA caseload for November
2015-11-18 CSSA caseload for October
2015-10-21 CSSA caseload for September
2015-09-23 CSSA caseload for August
2015-08-19 CSSA caseload for July
2015-07-22 CSSA caseload for June
2015-07-20 Social Security recipients to get one-off additional payment this Friday
2015-06-24 CSSA caseload for May
2015-06-22 Social security payment rates to be adjusted with retrospective effect from February 1
2015-05-20 CSSA caseload for April
2015-04-29 CSSA caseload for March
2015-03-18 CSSA caseload for February
2015-02-18 CSSA caseload for January
2015-01-29 Maximum rent allowance under CSSA Scheme to be adjusted upwards in February
2015-01-21 CSSA caseload for December 2014
2014-12-24 CSSA caseload for November
2014-11-19 CSSA caseload for October
2014-11-02 Two-year grace period of OALA to expire soon
2014-10-22 CSSA caseload for September
2014-09-28 Two-year grace period of OALA to expire at end November
2014-09-24 CSSA caseload for August
2014-09-14 Special arrangement in first year of Guangdong Scheme to expire soon
2014-08-31 Special arrangement for first year of Guangdong Scheme to expire at end of September
2014-08-20 CSSA caseload for July
2014-08-04 Social security recipients to get one-off additional payment
2014-07-23 CSSA caseload for June
2014-07-20 Special arrangement in first year of Guangdong Scheme to expire at end of September
2014-06-18 CSSA caseload for May
2014-05-21 CSSA caseload for April
2014-04-23 CSSA caseload for March
2014-04-16 Rent allowance for Tenants Purchase Scheme households under CSSA Scheme available for application
2014-03-31 Post-secondary students of CSSA families to be included in rent allowance calculation
2014-03-19 CSSA caseload for February
2014-03-09 SWD reminds elderly to return OALA Postal Review Forms
2014-02-19 CSSA caseload for January
2014-02-17 SWD to conduct postal review on OALA Auto-conversion cases
2014-01-27 Welfare allowances to be adjusted upwards in February
2014-01-22 CSSA caseload for December 2013