• 「好鄰居計劃」目標是什麼?
    What are the objectives of “Good Neighbour”?
  • 創新住屋模式的實驗場:藍屋作為傳統的唐樓建築,應維持原有的居住功能。透過引入新的住客,實踐共同居住、共用、共管的概念,令居住傳統得以保留,同時添加社區的動力來源。

    An innovative co-living model: As traditional apartment houses, the buildings of the Blue House Cluster should keep the original purpose. Joined by new residents, “Good Neighbour” is to bring new blood to the community but also preserve its residential tradition, as well as practise the concept of shared living, management and responsibility.
  • 增強人民資本:計劃的目的是凝聚一群志同道合,各有專長及熱情參與營造社區的新鄰居。

    Enhance human capital: “Good Neighbour” is to draw like-minded people together, who have different expertise but share a passion for building a community.
  • 營造多元社區:讓不同階層的居民共同建立一個多元文化的社區,不會被污名化(Stigmatization),也不會被士紳化(Gentrification),以配合灣仔的混合收入社區的特色。

    Create a diverse community: People from walks of life build a diverse community without being stigmatised and gentrified, hence keeping Wanchai a mixed-income community.
  • 可持續性的營運:「We嘩藍屋」長遠以「自負盈虧」方式營運,「好鄰居計劃」計劃將會以非補貼,及參考同區唐樓市值租金的基準來釐定會員月費(租金)的金額,這做法一方面可善用公帑,另一方面亦可增強「We嘩藍屋」計劃之財務可持續性(Financial Sustainability)。

    Sustainable operation: As “Viva Blue House” is run on a self-financing basis in the long term, the unsubsidised membership fee paid by “Good Neighbour” members is determined with reference to the market rate of the tenement houses in the neighbourhood. This ensures the public funding is used properly, and strengthens the financial sustainability.
  • 實踐可持續的社區:活化再利用歷史建築物,最終達到經濟、環境及社會各方面的平衡發展。

    Develop a sustainable community: We like to find a balance among the economy, environment and society by preserving the historic buildings and putting them into good use.
  • 「好鄰居計劃」希望未來的「好鄰居」能夠體驗什麼?
    What do we expect our “Good Neighbour” members will experience?
  • 社區生活中的人情味
    Humanity embodied in local community life
  • 共同生活過程裡與人分享的樂趣
    Fun of co-living and sharing
  • 創造一個有自主,有選擇的社區生活方式
    Creating a community life that allows them to be independent and have choices
  • 什麼是共同生活(Co-Living)?
    What is Co-living?
  • 在社區裡可以享有私人時間與空間的同時,能夠通過共用空間(Shared Space)將大家聚在一起,平衡社群的社交需求。透過分享食物、故事及創意的點滴,累積快樂的社區新體驗。因為彼此分享及共同生活,讓安心感持續增加。

    While enjoying their private time and space in a community, people can balance their social life in shared spaces. By sharing food, stories and creative ideas, they can have a happy and new community experience and hence more sense of comfort.
  • 「好鄰居計劃」所提倡的社區參與是怎樣的? How is the community engagement proposed by “Good Neighbour”?
  • 我們希望每一個「We嘩藍屋」的居民能在計劃推動過程中,實踐並推廣參與式民主的決策機制,共同搭建開放平等的溝通平台,由下而上,尋求共識的同時鼓勵多元及可持續性的參與。
    We hope that when joining this project, all of the Viva Blue House residents can practise and promote a participatory democratic decision-making mechanism, collaboratively build an open and equal communication platform, and seek compromises while supporting diverse and sustainable participation.
  • 本計劃期望以開放及平等的方式引入新住戶。歡迎任何對社區參與感興趣的人士申請,申請人需:
    “Good Neighbour” invites new residents in an open and equal way. We are looking for people who are passionate about community engagement. Applicants must:
  • 申請者必須為灣仔區居民嗎? 「好鄰居計劃」是否有預設的目標對象?
    Must applicants be Wanchai residents? Does “Good Neighbour” have any target applicants?
  • 本計劃沒有要求申請者必須為灣仔區居民。
    No, it doesn’t require that applicants must be Wanchai residents.
  • 本計劃期望以開放及平等的方式引入新住戶。歡迎任何對社區參與感興趣的人士申請,申請人需:
    “Good Neighbour” invites new residents in an open and equal way. We are looking for people who are passionate about community engagement. Applicants must:
    • 認同「WE 嘩藍屋」計劃目標及理念
      agree Viva Blue House’s objectives and vision
    • 願意在藍屋居住
      be willing to live in Blue House Cluster
    • 願意參與社區,貢獻一己所長,共同推展「We嘩藍屋」計劃
      be willing to participate in the community, contribute their skills and promote “Viva Blue House” collaboratively
  • 你將會和誰一起共同生活,你的「好鄰居」在哪裡?
    Who will you find in the co-living community? Where are they?
  • 8戶藍屋原居民
    8 households of Blue House existing residents
  • 每一個新加入的鄰居
    Newcomers from “Good Neighbour”
  • 藍屋附近街區的街坊鄰里
    Residents who live in the neighbourhood
  • 「We嘩藍屋」的工作夥伴
    Working partners of “Viva Blue House”
  • 「好鄰居計劃」會員身份和一般的租客有什麼分別?
    What is the difference between “Good Neighbour” members and general tenants?
  • 兩者有所不同。一般租約原則上只要交租便可繼續居住,「We嘩藍屋」與「好鄰居計劃」會員的關係不止於業主與普通租客的關係,更希望「好鄰居」成為我們的夥伴,居住之餘並會共同參與社區生活,營造並實踐自主及共用的社區居住文化。

    Usually, tenants can live in a place where they have paid rents according to the tenancy agreements. But members of “Viva Blue House” and “Good Neighbour” are not ordinary tenants as they are also our partners who work together to participate in community life, cultivate and practise an independent but shared residential culture in the community.
  • 「好鄰居」是否和藍屋原居民一樣享有相同的責任與義務?
    Do “Good Neighbour” members and Blue House old residents share the same responsibilities and duties?
  • 是,我們期望每位住客都認同計劃理念及積極實踐,所以每位藍屋建築群的居民,其責任與義務同等。

    Yes. We envisage that each and every one of the residents agree and practise the concepts of the project, therefore they share the same responsibilities and duties.
  • 如果想申請成為「好鄰居」, 具體的方法是什麼?
    How can I apply for “Good Neighbour”?
  • 我們期望所有申請者參加「好鄰居」計劃的簡介會及「好鄰居」申請人聚會,了解「好鄰居計劃」的理念及運作 。另外,為了讓申請者有機會與附近街坊互動、交流的機會,我們歡迎申請者按自己的興趣及時間參與「We嘩藍屋」舉辦之公開活動。

    You are expected to join a “Good Neighbour” briefing and gatherings to further understand the scheme before submitting your application. To provide you opportunities to know more about and interact with your neighbours, we welcome you to join various programmes of Viva Blue House.
  • 有意的申請者可於2017年3月5日前遞交申請書參與第一輪評審

    Applicants can submit their applications on or before 5 March 2017 for the first vetting.
  • 通過第一輪書面評審的候選人將於2017年3月11日到現場參觀「好鄰居」單位,同時進入第二輪面對面評審。

    Those who pass the first vetting will visit the flats of “Good Neighbour” on 11 March 2017 and attend the second vetting, which is a face-to-face interview.
  • 通過面試評審的候選人,將通過單位配對程式,與我們簽訂「好鄰居計劃共居生活約章」及「We嘩藍屋—好鄰居計劃居住證」後成為我們的「好鄰居」。

    A flat will be allocated to a shortlisted applicant through a matching system, who will become our “Good Neighbour” after signing “Good Neighbour Scheme Co-living Charter” and “Good Neighbour Scheme Resident Licence”.
  • 詳情見「好鄰居計劃」申請流程 (website link)

    For more details, please visit “Good Neighbour Scheme’s Procedure”.
  • 如果我錯過了「好鄰居計劃」簡介會,或3月11日計劃首輪申請截止,可的申請仍會被考慮嗎?
    If I miss the “Good Neighbour” briefing section, or submit the application after 11 March 2017, will I still be considered?
    How can I apply for “Good Neighbour”?
  • 會。唯「好鄰居計劃」簡介會的出席將成為計劃一輪評審的考慮之一,而3月11日後提交之申請則會被視為後補申請,詳情有待公佈。

    Yes, but attendance at the briefing is a definite advantage. All applications submitted after 11 March 2017 will be put on the waiting list. Details to be announced.
  • 如果過去沒有社區參與的經驗,但很想感受唐樓文化生活,並願意參與社區共建,是否能夠申請「好鄰居」單位?「好鄰居計劃」的甄選標準具體是什麼? 
    Can I apply for “Good Neighbour Scheme” if I have no experiences in community engagement but I really want to feel the Tong Lau culture and am ready to join community building? What are the criteria for selecting a “Good Neighbour”?
  • 可以。我們十分歡迎你的申請, 社區參與的經驗只是初選考慮的元素之一,評審委員會尚有三項考慮,包括:
    Yes, you are welcome to apply as your experience in community engagement is just one of the factors during the first vetting. Our vetting committee will consider another three factors, which are
    • 申請者的自我介紹
      Your self-introduction
    • 入住藍屋的原因及如何貢獻社區
      The reason you want to live in the Blue House Cluster and how you will contribute to the community
    • 是否有實際負擔會員月費(租金)的能力。
      Your ability that shows you can afford the usage fee (rent)
  • 如果我沒有太多空餘時間參與社區生活/活動,是否會因此而喪失「好鄰居」會員資格?
    What if I don’t have much spare time to join community life / activities, am I not qualified as a “Good Neighbour”?
  • 藍屋「好鄰居計劃」期望邀請願意共同承擔,又認同「共居」概念的住客。「好鄰居計劃」原則上要求會員能夠積極與社區進行日常交流接觸,參與基本的居住管理活動,具體包括:
    We expect our “Good Neighbour” members are willing to share responsibilities and agree the concept of co-living. Basically, “Good Neighbour” requires our members to interact actively in everyday life and attend general activities that are about managing the buildings, including (but not limit to):
    • 每月一次的藍屋居民大會
      Blue House Cluster residents’ meeting once a month
    • 我們亦期望各「好鄰居」參與:
      We also recommend “Good Neighbour” to:
      • 每半年一次的社區規劃大會
        Join community planning meeting in every six months
      • 每月一次輪流接聽緊急電話,如消防及其他突發事件
        Stand by once a month for emergency phone call such as fire or other emergencies
      • 每年最多兩次向公眾分享社區生活
        Share community life with the public maximum twice a year
    • 每位「好鄰居」也可按各自興趣和專長選擇性參與,以下為舉例說明:
      “Good Neighbour” members can follow their hobby and expertise to join selectively. For example,
      • 技能或經驗分享工作坊;
        Host workshops to share their skills or experiences
      • 參與或合辦藍屋公開活動;
        Join or co-organise “Viva Blue House” public activities
      • 共同與其他居民和夥伴建立藍屋環保的生活系統
        Collaboratively establish an eco-friendly living system in the Blue House Cluster with other residents and partners
    • 除了參與活動,也可自行發起或籌備社區活動,當然最終會員資格合適與否仍需經過評審委員會的決定。
      Apart from participation, we encourage you to organize community activities on your own. The vetting has the final decision.
  • 「好鄰居」單位的定價標準是什麼?會員月費(租金)幾錢?
    What is the pricing criterion for the rents? How much is the membership fee?
  • 由於「We嘩藍屋」計劃長遠以自負營盈虧形式運作,為支持計劃的社區文化活動、展覽及歷史建築群的保養及管理,「好鄰居計劃」會員月費 (單位租金) 將以同區唐樓市值租金作參考提供折扣。參考2016年第二季灣仔區唐樓市值租金約為$40 – $45/呎,「好鄰居計劃」黃屋單位定價是$32/呎,藍屋單位定價是$36/呎,具體單位租金可參考單位類別和平面圖(此為網頁)。此會員月費包含物業差餉,需每月清繳。

    As “Viva Blue House” is run on a self-financing basis in the long term, the usage fee paid by “Good Neighbour” members is determined with reference to the market rate of the tenement houses in the neighbourhood and discounted in order to support community cultural activities, exhibitions, maintenance and management of the historic buildings. Considering the market rent of tenement houses in Wanchai is around $40 -$45 per square foot in the second quarter of 2016, we fix the rent of the flats in Yellow House at $32 per square foot while those of Blue House $36 per square foot. For the exact pricing, please refer to the flat categories and the floor plan on the website. The monthly membership fee including rates should be paid every month.
  • 參與「好鄰居計劃」,除了繳交使用費外,還有其他雜費嗎?
    Are there any other miscellaneous fees apart from usage fee?
  • 每戶「好鄰居」每月所使用的水費及電費需按各自使用情況自行清繳。依據 居民需要而產生的其他費用(如垃圾處理費或保安費)則必須在居民大會經過共同協商後,以共識作為基準進行增減調整。

    Water and electricity bills shall be paid by residents themselves according to their usage. For other expenses caused by domestic needs (e.g. waste handling, security fee), residents will negotiate at resident meetings and make adjustment on a compromise basis.
  • 是否需要給付押金?金額多少?何時歸還?
    Do I need to pay deposit? How much is it? And when can I have it back?
  • 簽訂「好鄰居」租約需要繳交兩個月的押金(一個月押金數額等於一個月會員月費)及入住首個月的租金,才能使用住處。押金會於「好鄰居」退租當日歸還。

    “Good Neighbour” members are required to sign “Good Neighbour Scheme Co-living Charter” and “Good Neighbour Scheme Resident Licence”, and pay a deposit which is equivalent to 2 months’ membership fee and the membership fee for the first month before they move in their place. The deposit will be returned to “Good Neighbour” members on the date of surrender.
  • 計劃可否簽短期租約?
    Is a short-term tenancy available?
  • 不可以,因為本計劃其中一個目標為建立豐富的人民資本,及社區營造,故建議租期最少為一年。我們會先與「好鄰居計劃」會員簽訂1年居住証,作為試驗期,如居住情況理想,住後每兩年繼約一次。

    No, in the light of our objectives to enhance human capital and build a community, the tenancy is at least 1 year. We and “Good Neighbour” members will sign a one-year lease as a trial period. If the situation is satisfactory, the tenancy will be renewed every two years.
  • 若任何一方違反規定或提前解約時,有違約賠償嗎? Does compensation apply to the case that either party breaks the rules or ends the contract early?
  • 如想提早解約必須最少提前兩個月告之「We嘩藍屋」,否則押金將不會退還。若「好鄰居」導致傢俱損害、遺失,「We嘩藍屋」有權向「好鄰居」住戶索取賠賞或者直接從押金扣除賠償。

    If “Good Neighbour” members terminate the contract early, they are required to give a 2 months’ notice to the “Viva Blue House” organiser. Otherwise, the deposit is forfeited. If the furniture is damaged or lost by “Good Neighbour” members, the “Viva Blue House” organiser retains the right to claim compensation or deduct it from the deposit.
  • 黃屋單位與藍屋單位有什麼具體分別?
    How different are the flats of Blue House and those of Yellow House?
  • 一方面具備唐樓歷史建築特色,一方面也因為其特殊構造,夏天需開窗通風並盡量減少使用冷氣,以防止瓦頂出現「倒汗水」。

    In terms of average area, the flats in Yellow House are smaller than the ones in Blue House. And on the second floor of Yellow House, the roof tiles are classic Chinese. In this case, it is suggested to keep windows open while using less air-con during summertime to ensure good ventilation and thus prevent condensation on the surface of the roof tiles.
  • 好鄰居計劃」單位有傢俱及電器提供嗎?
    Are the flats of “Good Neighbour” equipped with furniture and electrical appliances?
  • 單位內已裝有冷氣、熱水爐、電磁爐、抽油煙機等基本家電,「好鄰居」須合理使用以上家電,妥善保存家電的保用證及說明書,並對因使用不當而造成的損壞自行處理和賠償,而「We嘩藍屋」計劃將不會負責有關家電的保養及維修。而其他的傢俱及電器則由租戶自行預備。

    Some basic home appliances such as air-conditioner, water heater, induction cooker, range hood are installed in the flats. “Good Neighbour” members should use the appliances appropriately and keep the warranty and user’s manual. If the items are damaged due to misuse, “Good Neighbour” members should handle it themselves and pay compensation. “Viva Blue House” will not responsible for any maintenance. “Good Neighbour” members need to take care of other furniture and electrical appliances on their own.
  • 我是否可以在成為「好鄰居」之後,裝修或改裝房屋現有之設備或結構?
    If I become a “Good Neighbour”, can I have my flat renovated or have its structure changed?
  • 由於藍屋建築群是歷史建築物,因此,「好鄰居」必須遵守保護古物的條例及保養指引進行裝修和維修:包括特別留意建築物外觀、樓板、牆身等。詳情可以在施行工程前與我們商討,我們亦有預備相關手冊,「好鄰居」入選者將獲發「藍屋,黃屋及橙屋保養指引(居民使用) 」以作參考。

    As the Blue House Cluster is made up of historic buildings, “Good Neighbour” members shall comply with the ordinance concerning antiquities protection and the guideline for maintenance when they have their flat renovated especially facades, floors and walls of the buildings. For details, “Good Neighbour” members can negotiate with us before the renovation works or refer to “Guideline for Maintenance of Blue House, Yellow House and Orange House (Residents version)”.
  • 如果成功申請成為「好鄰居」,我是否可以和我的朋友共同租用「好鄰居」單位? 我的朋友是否也要經過「好鄰居」的申請過程?
    If I am shortlisted as “Good Neighbour”, can I rent the flat with my friend together? Is my friend required to submit an application for “Good Neighbour” too?
  • 「好鄰居」不能將單位再分租給其他人。如在申請階段打算與其他人士共居合住單位,可於遞交申請書時標明,並與其一齊參與遴選 ,讓評審一併考慮。

    “Good Neighbour” members are not allowed to sublet the flat to any others. If you would like to share the flat with others during the application stage, you need to mention this in the application and join the interview together as the vetting committee will take all this into consideration.
  • 成為「好鄰居」後是否可以飼養寵物?
    Can I keep my pet if I live in the flat of “Good Neighbour”?
  • 可以。唯「好鄰居」應顧及環境和其他住客,故會員有責任確保所飼養的寵物不會為其他居民及建築群造成破壞及滋擾。

    Yes. “Good Neighbour” members should be considerate and ensure their pets not to cause damage and nuisance to the Cluster and other neighbours.
  • 單位會否提供無線上網或寬頻?
    Are WiFi and broadband ready in the flat?
  • 單位中暫時沒有提供無線上網,但電視寬頻已配備齊全。

    With television and broadband connected, the flats have no WiFi at the moment.
  • 「好鄰居計劃」會員可租用單位作商業用途嗎?
    Can “Good Neighbour” members rent the flat for business purposes?
  • 不可以。基於計劃理念及考慮單位的人流、承重及走火安全,「好鄰居計劃」所有單位的合法用途均為住所(flat use)。

    No. In view of the project objectives, weight capacity of the flats and fire safety, the legitimate use of all “Good Neighbour” units are flat use only.
  • 藍屋建築群是否設有24小時管理員?
    Do security guards stay at the Blue House Cluster 24/7?
  • 為保留唐樓生活文化,建築群內不設24小時管理員。在工作日上午10時至晚上7時,藍屋團隊將在建築群內協助緊急事宜,晚上7時至次日上午10時將由居民們互相協助協調建築群內的居住事項,必要時需要輪流接聽緊急電話。

    There are no 24/7 security guards in the Blue House Cluster in order to preserve the lifestyle of Tong Lau. From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the working days, the “Viva Blue House” organiser is of service at the Cluster. From 7 p.m. till 10 a.m. of the next day, residents need to collaboratively take care of the emergency of the Cluster, and take turn standing by for emergency call if necessary.
  • 藍屋建築群是否停車空間?
    Is there any parking space in the Blue House Cluster?
  • 我們沒有設置停車空間,如需泊車,則需自行安排停車位置。藍屋空地為公共用地,不設停車位。

    There is no parking space in the Cluster while the Open Space is a public area which is not for parking. Residents have to look for other locations when parking their car.
  • 藍屋建築群可否明火煮食?
    Is fire cooking allowed in the Blue House Cluster?
  • 不可以。因為藍屋建築群為評級歷史建築,並具有木結構。所有依據古跡保育的原則,建築群內不可以明火煮食,建議用電力煮食的爐具。

    No, as the Cluster is listed as historic buildings and part of the structures are wood, fire cooking is not allowed in the Cluster according to the principles of heritage preservation. It is suggested to use electrical cooking appliances.
  • 藍屋建築群中,有哪些共用空間可以使用?
    Which are the shared spaces in the Blue House Cluster?
  • 藍屋公共開放地
    Blue House Open Space
  • 藍屋建築群連接橋
    Blue House Cluster's Link Bridge
  • 社區經濟互助公所
    C.O.M.E. Hall

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