Interface with Other Government Assistance Schemes


  The following cannot be received concurrently with WFA in the same month:
    Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA)
    Individual-based Work Incentive Transport Subsidy (I-WITS) (applicable to the WFA-applicant and other household members whose working hours have been aggregated to apply for WFA)
      [Notes: Household members whose working hours have not been aggregated to apply for WFA may apply for I-WITS.]
  Allowances that need to be counted in household income:
    Allowances received by household members from the I-WITS
    Allowances received under the Pilot Scheme on Living Allowance for Carers of Elderly Persons from Low-income Families
    Allowances received under the Pilot Scheme on Living Allowance for Low-income Carers of Persons with Disabilities
  Starting from 1 April 2019, WFA is excluded from the calculation of public rental housing applicants’ income.